Who the heck is Arthur Schopenhauer?

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher.

Books by Arthur Schopenhauer

Quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer

“A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

“It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“Life is a constant process of dying.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“One should use common words to say uncommon things.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party when the masks are dropped. ”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

“Treat a work of art like a prince: let it speak to you first.”

Arthur Schopenhauer