Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer

German philosopher

Lived from: 1788-1860

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Arthur Schopenhauer

Quotes 16 till 30 of 83.

  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    Every person takes the limits for their own field of vision for the limits of the world.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self evident.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    If we were not all so excessively interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    - +
     0
    It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.