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Arthur Schopenhauer's Profile

Brief about Arthur Schopenhauer: By info that we know Arthur Schopenhauer was born at 1970-01-01. And also Arthur Schopenhauer is German Philosopher.

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The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.

Tags: Give, Life, Next

Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!

Tags: Money, Thoughts, Win

In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties.

Tags: Marry, Means, Rights

Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.

Tags: Death, Parting, Reunion

With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Tags: Great, Honesty, Talent

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

Tags: Great, Men, Solitude

Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another.

Tags: Another, Nature, Suffering

Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.

Tags: Art, Speak, Work

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.

Tags: Become, True, Wealth

The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.

Tags: Opinion, Present, Truth

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

Tags: Him, Less, Seems

There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome; to be got over.

Tags: Doubt, Life, Overcome

A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.

Tags: Wants

Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.

Tags: Freedom, Life, Positive

Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.

Tags: Begin, Dogs, Moves

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.

Tags: Begin, Once, Remember

It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain.

Tags: Order, Pain, Sacrifice

Music is the melody whose text is the world.

Tags: Melody, Music, Whose

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

Tags: Good, Read, Time

Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.

Tags: Good, Read, Time
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