Arthur Schopenhauer

1788 - 1860

A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on solitude

Great minds are like eagles, and build their nest in some lofty solitude.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on people, talent, and time

Ordinary people merely think how they shall spend their time; a man of talent tries to use it.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on character and generations

Every generation, no matter how paltry its character, thinks itself much wiser than the one immediately preceding it, let alone those that are more remote.

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on life

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The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on boredom, happiness, and pain

The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom.

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on eternity, existence, failure, life, morality, and shame

Shame on such a morality that is worthy of pariahs, and that fails to recognize the eternal essence that exists in every living thing, and shines forth with inscrutable significance from all eyes that see the sun!

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on acceptance and truth

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on freedom, love, and solitude

He who does not enjoy solitude will not love freedom.

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on age, children, danger, errors, history, impossibility, judgment, mathematics, maturity, and science

Of all the intellectual faculties, judgment is the last to mature. A child under the age of fifteen should confine its attention either to subjects like mathematics, in which errors of judgment are impossible, or to subjects in which they are not very dangerous, like languages, natural science, history, etc.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on good, money, needs, and satisfaction

Money alone is absolutely good, because it is not only a concrete satisfaction of one need in particular; it is an abstract satisfaction of all.

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