Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes

112 Arthur Schopenhauer quotes:

"Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life."
"A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free."
"Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune."
"Just as the largest library, badly arranged, is not so useful as a very moderate one that is well arranged, so the greatest amount of knowledge, if not elaborated by our own thoughts, is worth much less than a far smaller volume that has been abundantly and repeatedly thought over."
"Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self evident."
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"To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties."
"Time is that in which all things pass away."
"The first rule, indeed by itself virtually a sufficient condition for good style, is to have something to say"
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"The closing years of life are like a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped"
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"Ordinary people merely think how they shall 'spend' their time; a man of talent tries to 'use' it."
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"A word too much always defeats its purpose."
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"First it is ridiculed,Second it is violently opposed,-finally it is accepted as self evident"

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