Arthur Schopenhauer

1788 - 1860

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.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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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!

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on duty

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To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties.

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on happiness, life, mistakes, and path

There is no more mistaken path to happiness than worldliness, revelry, high life.

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on solitude

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

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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.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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

He who does not enjoy solitude will not love freedom.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on limits, vision, and world

Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.

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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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