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Arthur Schopenhauer

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Biography - Arthur Schopenhauer:

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

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It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else's meal, like putting on the discarded clothes of a stranger.
Arthur Schopenhauer




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Quotes about life:



Quotes for: life

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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
Mark Twain
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about thought:


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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Eloquence is a painting of thought.”
Blaise Pascal
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Quotes for: truth:


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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Change alone is the constant.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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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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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
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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.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Fate shuffles the cards and we play.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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For our improvement we need a mirror.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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