Arthur Schopenhauer

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Born Friday 22 February 1788, died Friday 21 September 1860

Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: German

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Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it finds the true point at which it can remain at rest.

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The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.

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

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The word of man is the most durable of all material.

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We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.

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Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also seldom works properly.

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Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them.

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It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.

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

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Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity.

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

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Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.

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The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.

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

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It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.

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The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for.

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

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It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards.

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The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.

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

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