Ordinary people merely think how they shall spend their time; a man of talent tries to use it.
Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.
The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom.
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!
To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
He who does not enjoy solitude will not love freedom.
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.
Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred.
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