Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer

German philosopher

Lived from: 1788-1860

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
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    The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.
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    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 man can be himself only so long as he is alone.
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    A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
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    A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
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    A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations.
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    A word too much always defeats its purpose.
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    After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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    Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
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    Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.
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    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.
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    Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
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    Compassion is the basis of morality.
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    Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little dearth.
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