Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer

German philosopher

Lived from: 1788-1860

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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    Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
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    Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the resurrection.
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    Every person takes the limits for their own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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    Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
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    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.
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    Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
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    Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
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    For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible.
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    Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
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    Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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    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.
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    Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
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    Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
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    Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something which must be won; honor, only something which must not be lost.