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Biography - Arthur Schopenhauer:

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

What history relates is only the long, heavy, confused dream of humanity.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Ce que raconte l'histoire n'est en fait que le long rêve, le songe lourd et confus de l'humanité.

German
Was die Geschichte erzählt, ist in der Tat nur der lange, schwere und verworrene Traum der Menschheit.




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Quotes for: dream


Quotes

Quotes for: dream


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.





Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.





The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.





Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.





I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.





Hope is a waking dream.











Quotes for: History


Quotes

Quotes about history:


What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.





Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.





Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.





What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.





If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.











Quotes for: Human nature


Quotes

Quotes about human nature:


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





I am human, and I think that nothing of that which is human is alien to me.





Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.





Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.





Be humanity evermore our goal.





Why should the law refuse its protection to any sensitive being? The time will come when humanity will extend its mantle over everything which breathes.











Quotes

Arthur Schopenhauer also said...


Fate shuffles the cards and we play.





Change alone is the constant.





Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





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





For our improvement we need a mirror.





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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