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.
Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)
Contributed by: Zaady
Do not shorten the morning by getting up late; look upon it as the quintessence of life, as to a certain extent sacred.
If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him. It is difficult to keep quiet if you have nothing to do.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death;. . .
Source: Parerga and Paralipomena
A man who has no mental needs, because his intellect is of the narrow and normal amount, is, in the strict sense of the word, what is called a philistine.
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
Intellect is invisible to the man who has none.
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.
Every man takes the limits of his field of vision for the limits of the world.
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