With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in...
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite...
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one...
There is no absurdity so obvious that it cannot be firmly planted in the human...
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and...
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you...
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than...
Music is the melody whose text is the world.
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone.
It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
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.
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to...