German Philosopher Quotes


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"It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards."
"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."
"Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see."
"The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming."
"The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body."
Author: Schopenhauer Quotes Category: German Philosopher Quotes Brains Quotes
"Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity."
"Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune."
"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."
Author: Schopenhauer Quotes Category: German Philosopher Quotes Obstinacy Quotes
"The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value."
"Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life."
"The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable."
Author: Schopenhauer Quotes Category: German Philosopher Quotes Inexplicable Quotes
"Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world."
"Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax."


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