Arthur Schopenhauer quotes

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Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of int ...
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in e ...
Rascals are always sociable--more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasu ...
A man of intellect is like an artist who gives a concert without any help from anyone else, playing on a single instrument--a pian ...
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome--to be got over.
In youth it is the outward aspect of things that most engages us; while in age, thought or reflection is the predominating quality ...
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sle ...
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