Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes

112 Arthur Schopenhauer quotes:

"Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies."
"With people of only moderate ability modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy"
"The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness."
"The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom."
"They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person."
"Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see."
"Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first."
"Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head."
"Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal."
"The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity."
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"There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome /to be got over."
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"The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time."
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"The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him"
"That the outer man is a picture of the inner, and the face an expression and revelation of the whole character, is a presumption likely enough in itself, and therefore a safe one to go on; borne out as it is by the fact that people are always anxious to see anyone who has made himself famous. Photography offers the most complete satisfaction of our curiosity."
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"The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body."
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"The present is the only reality and the only certainty."
"The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming."
"Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost."
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"Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame."
"It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards."

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