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Biography - Arthur Schopenhauer:

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

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.




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Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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The best is the enemy of good.
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Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
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If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
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Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.
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Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.
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Quotes for: pain


Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.
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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.
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Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
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Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears.
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I have only one passion, that for light, in the name of humanity which has suffered so much and which has the right to happiness.
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No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
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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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The philosopher should never forget that he is cultivating an art and not a science.
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