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Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes

Arthur Schopenhauer
To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you first see a letter from them.
Arthur Schopenhauer
#German Philosopher

Arthur Schopenhauer
The closing years of life are like a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped
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Arthur Schopenhauer
The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality." - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher
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#Animals

Arthur Schopenhauer
The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming.
Arthur Schopenhauer
#German Philosopher #Fame

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

Arthur Schopenhauer
Suicide may also be regarded as an experiment -- a question which man puts to Nature, trying to force her to answer. The question is this: What change will death produce in a man's existence and in his insight into the nature of things? It is a clumsy experiment to make; for it involves the destruction of the very consciousness which puts the question and awaits the answer.
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#Change #Force #Suicide

Arthur Schopenhauer
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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Arthur Schopenhauer
The fruits of Christianity were religious wars, butcheries, crusades, inquisitions, extermination of the natives of America and the introduction of African slaves in their place
Arthur Schopenhauer
#America

Arthur Schopenhauer
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
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Arthur Schopenhauer
Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune.
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Arthur Schopenhauer
Just as the largest library, badly arranged, is not so useful as a very moderate one that is well arranged, so the greatest amount of knowledge, if not elaborated by our own thoughts, is worth much less than a far smaller volume that has been abundantly and repeatedly thought over.
Arthur Schopenhauer
#Research

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

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No one can transcend their own individuality.
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#Individuality

Arthur Schopenhauer
Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
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#German Philosopher #Obstinacy

Arthur Schopenhauer
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
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Arthur Schopenhauer
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Arthur Schopenhauer
#German Philosopher #Freedom

Arthur Schopenhauer
Fame is something that must be won. Honor is something that must not be lost.
Arthur Schopenhauer
#Fame

Arthur Schopenhauer
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome /to be got over.
Arthur Schopenhauer
#Doubt