Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes

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.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Every man takes the limits of his field of vision for the limits of the world.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Exaggeration of every kind is as essential to journalism as it is to dramatic art, for the object of journalism is to make events go as far as possible

Arthur Schopenhauer

Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.

Arthur Schopenhauer

To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of a great mistake

Arthur Schopenhauer

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone.

Arthur Schopenhauer

It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character.

Arthur Schopenhauer

He who does not enjoy solitude will not love freedom.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.

Arthur Schopenhauer

The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him

Arthur Schopenhauer

The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom

Arthur Schopenhauer

To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Money is human happiness in the abstract; and so the man who is no longer capable of enjoying such happiness in the concrete, sets his whole heart on money.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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