To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of a great mistake
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that...
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask...
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on...
Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of...
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of...
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone.
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time...
Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win...
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner,...
Human life must be some form of mistake
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Life is what you make it.
If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have...