Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer

was a German philosopher known for his pessimism and philosophical clarity
Dissimulation is innate in woman, and almost as much a quality of the stupid as of the clever.More Arthur Schopenhauer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Arthur Schopenhauer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, "Lighthouses" as the poet said "erected in the sea of time." They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind, Books are humanity in print.More Arthur Schopenhauer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Talent works for money and fame; the motive which moves genius to productivity is, on the other hand, less easy to determine.More Arthur Schopenhauer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.More Arthur Schopenhauer quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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