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Arthur Schopenhauer

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Biography : German philosopher.
Born: 1788 - Died: 1860
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science."
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Change alone is the constant."
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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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."
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death."
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Ethics is in truth the easiest of all sciences."
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Fate shuffles the cards and we play."
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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What history relates is only the long, heavy, confused dream of humanity."
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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We seldom think of what we have, but always of what we lack."
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They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person."
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Music is the melody whose text is the world."
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Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour."
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It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character."
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection."
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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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To live alone is the fate of all great souls."
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The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom."
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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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Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability."
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Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another."
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