Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness."

Rating: 1.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the resurrection."

Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer "Studies in Pessimism"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Compassion is the basis of all morality."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within our control."

Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer "Studies in Pessimism"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Mostly only loss teaches us about the value of things."

Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer "Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There is no more mistaken path to happiness than worldliness, revelry, high life."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is a business that does not cover the costs."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every nation criticizes every other one - and they are all correct."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Intellect is invisible to the man who has none."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is short and truth works far and long: let us speak the truth."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Fame is something which must be won; honor is something which must not be lost."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Mankind cannot get on without a certain amount of absurdity."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Talent hits a target no-one else can hit; genius hits targets no-one else can see."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)