1. 10

    Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own.

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    16
  2. 9

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

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    17
  3. 8

    The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    18
  4. 7

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

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    18
  5. 6

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

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    19
  6. 5

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

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    20
  7. 4

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

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    25
  8. 3

    Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out.

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    28
  9. 2

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

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    35
  10. 1

    Talent hits a target no one else can hit, genius hits a target no one else can see.

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    244

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