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Biography - Arthur Schopenhauer:

German philosopher.
Born: 1788 - Died: 1860
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

The philosopher should never forget that he is cultivating an art and not a science.



The philosopher should never forget that he is cultivating an art and not a science.

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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le philosophe ne doit jamais oublier qu’il pratique un art, et non une science.

German
Der Philosoph vergesse nie, dass er eine Kunst treibt und keine Wissenschaft.




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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.
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My trade and art is to live.
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
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Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.
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Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.
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The beard does not make the philosopher.
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To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.
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Quotes for: science


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Quotes about science:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.
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A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.
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Fate shuffles the cards and we play.
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Change alone is the constant.
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.
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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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For our improvement we need a mirror.
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