The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by...
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
The word of man is the most durable of all material.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them....
Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a...
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to...
There is no absurdity so obvious that it cannot be firmly planted in the human...
It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play...
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and...
Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within...
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
The fruits of Christianity were religious wars, butcheries, crusades, inquisitions, extermination of the natives of...
Suicide may also be regarded as an experiment -- a question which man puts to...
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh...
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.