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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

Quote

What history relates is only the long, heavy, confused dream of humanity.
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation




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.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Le Monde comme volonté et représentation

German
Was die Geschichte erzählt, ist in der Tat nur der lange, schwere und verworrene Traum der Menschheit.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung




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Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.”
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Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.”
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
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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.”
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Hope is a waking dream.”
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The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.”
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Quotes about history:



Quotes for: History

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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle
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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.”
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History
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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.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.”
Victor Hugo
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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Quotes about human nature:



Quotes for: Human nature

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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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I am human, and I think that nothing of that which is human is alien to me.”
Publius Terentius Afer - Heautontimoroumenos
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.”
Jeremy Bentham - Principles of Morals and Legislation
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Be humanity evermore our goal.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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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.”
Jeremy Bentham - Principles of Penal Law
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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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