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Biography - Arthur Schopenhauer:

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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La poésie est à la philosophie ce que l'expérience est à la science empirique.

German
Zur Philosophie verhält sich die Poesie, wie die Erfahrung sich zur empirischen Wissenschaft verhält.




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




Quotes for: philosophy


Quotes

Quotes about philosophy:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.






To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.





To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.





There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.











Quotes for: science


Quotes

Quotes about science:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.





Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.





Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.





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.











Quotes for: poetry


Quotes

Quotes about poetry:


Why should poetry have to make sense?





Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.





Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.





Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.





Love is the poetry of the senses.





Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen.











Quotes for: experience


Quotes

Quotes for: experience


Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.





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





Wisdom is the daughter of experience.





Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.





Experience is the teacher of all things.





No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.











Quotes

Arthur Schopenhauer also said...


Fate shuffles the cards and we play.





Change alone is the constant.





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.





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.





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





For our improvement we need a mirror.












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