Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes


112 Arthur Schopenhauer quotes:



"Any book, which is at all important, should be reread immediately"
"Compassion is the basis of all morality"
"Vengeance taken will often tear the heart and torment the conscience."
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"How very paltry and limited the normal human intellect is, and how little lucidity there is in the human consciousness, may be judged from the fact that, despite the ephemeral brevity of human life, the uncertainty of our existence and the countless enigmas which press upon us from all sides, everyone does not continually and ceaselessly philosophize, but that only the rarest of exceptions do."
"The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality." - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher"
"The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality." - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher"
"The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience."
"It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character."
"There is no absurdity so obvious that it cannot be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to impose it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity"
"Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another."
"It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain."
"Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed."
"To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you first see a letter from them."
"Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity."
"We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves to be like other people."
"If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it."
"Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company."
"We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people."
"Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect."
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"The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value."



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