Quotes by German Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer


Genius is an intellect that has become unfaithful to its destiny. Arthur Schopenhauer

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

To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties. Arthur Schopenhauer

The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience. Arthur Schopenhauer

A man of genius can hardly be sociable, for what dialogues could indeed be so intelligent and entertaining as his own monologues? Arthur Schopenhauer

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom. Arthur Schopenhauer

Vengeance taken will often tear the heart and torment the conscience. Arthur Schopenhauer

There is not a grain of dust, not an atom that can become nothing, yet man believes that death is the annhilation of his being. Arthur Schopenhauer

Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude. Arthur Schopenhauer

To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away. Arthur Schopenhauer

Our first ideas of life are generally taken from fiction rather than fact. Arthur Schopenhauer

Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax. Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see. Arthur Schopenhauer

A word too much always defeats its purpose. Arthur Schopenhauer

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

The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust. Arthur Schopenhauer

Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money. Arthur Schopenhauer

To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them. Arthur Schopenhauer

Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people. Arthur Schopenhauer


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