Arthur schopenhauer Quotes

"Directly after copulati...

"Directly after copulation, the devil's laughter is heard" - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Evil is whatever ...

"Evil is whatever springs from weakness"– Arthur Schopenhauer.
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"A sense of humour is t...

"A sense of humour is the only divine quality of man." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œEvery miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resou...

β€œEvery miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.” - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Life is a consta...

"Life is a constant process of dying" - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a l...

"Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death." – Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Genius lives only ...

"Genius lives only one storey above madness". Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œWe forfeit three-fourths of ...

β€œWe forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Talent hits a target no one else...

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see." β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Every nation ridicules ...

"Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right." β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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"To live alone is th...

"To live alone is the fate of all great souls" β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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Music expresses the highest phil...

Music expresses the highest philosophy in a language reason does not understand. - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." -Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œWhat people commonly call...

β€œWhat people commonly call fate is mostly their own stupidity.” -Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œTalent hits a target no one else...

β€œTalent hits a target no one else can hit; genius hits a target no one else can see” – Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Life swings like a pendulum b...

"Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œA high degree of intell...

β€œA high degree of intellect tends to make a man unsocial.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Mostly it is loss which t...

"Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things." - Arthur Schopenhauer.
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"A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he ...

"A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Life is a consta...

"Life is a constant process of dying." β€”Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Life without pa...

"Life without pain has no meaning." -Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodne...

"Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Almost all of our sorrows sp...

"Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people." -Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Great men are like eagles, a...

"Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude." -Arthur Schopenhauer
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"The safest way of not being ve...

"The safest way of not being very miserable is not to expect to be very happy." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all e...

"Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all external sources of happiness and pleasure are, by their very nature, highly uncertain, precarious, ephemeral and subject to chance." -Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Mostly it is loss which t...

"Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"What people commonly call...

"What people commonly call fate is mostly their own stupidity." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"It is difficult to find happiness wit...

"It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œTalent hits a target no one else...

β€œTalent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œSo the problem is not so much to see what nobody ha...

β€œSo the problem is not so much to see what nobody has yet seen, as to think what nobody has yet thought concerning that which everybody sees.” - Arthur Schopenhauer
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All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œThe person who writes for f...

β€œThe person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Genuine tranquility of the heart and perfect peace of mind, the highest blessings o...

"Genuine tranquility of the heart and perfect peace of mind, the highest blessings on earth after health, are to be found only in solitude and, as a permanent disposition, only in the deepest seclusion." - Arthur Schopenhauer, World As Will and Representation
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"The majority of men... are not capable of thinkin...

"The majority of men... are not capable of thinking, but only of believing, and... are not accessible to reason, but only to authority." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Man is the only animal who causes p...

"Man is the only animal who causes pain to others with no other object than wanting to do so." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Mostly it is loss which t...

"Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Of how many a man may it not be said that hope ...

"Of how many a man may it not be said that hope made a fool of him until he danced into the arms of death!" - Arthur Schopenhauer, Studies in Pessimism
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"Every person takes the limits of t...

"Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world." β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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"It is difficult to find happiness wit...

"It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Talent hits a target no one else...

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit, Genius hits a target no one else can see." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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Talent hits a target no one else ...

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Every light can be extinguished. Th...

"Every light can be extinguished. The intellect is a light. Therefore it can be extinguished." --Arthur Schopenhauer
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Life is a business th...

Life is a business that does not cover the costs. - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"But life is short and truth works f...

"But life is short and truth works far and lives long: let us speak the truth." - Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Man can do what he wills...

"Man can do what he wills, but he cannot will what he wills.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Every nation ridicules ...

"Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right." β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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The more unintelligent a man i...

The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him. - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Everyone takes the limits of...

"Everyone takes the limits of their vision for the limits of the world." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"life has no intrinsic worth, bu...

"life has no intrinsic worth, but is kept in motion merely by desire and illusion." -Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Still, instead of trusting what their own minds tell them...

"Still, instead of trusting what their own minds tell them, men have as a rule a weakness for trusting others who pretend to supernatural sources of knowledge." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"To live alone is the...

"To live alone is the fate of all great souls." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œTalent hits a target no one else ...

β€œTalent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer,
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"Talent hits a target no one else...

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit; genius hits a target no one else can see." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Talent hits a target no one else...

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see" -- Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Talent hits a target no one else...

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Mostly it is loss whic...

"Mostly it is loss which teaches us the worth of things"-Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Talent hits a target no one else...

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit, genius hits a target no one else can see" - Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œThe closing years of life are li...

β€œThe closing years of life are like a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.” -Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Man can indeed do what he ...

"Man can indeed do what he wants, but he cannot want what he wants" Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œBuying books would be a good thi...

β€œBuying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in.” β€”Arthur Schopenhauer
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