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Biography - Arthur Schopenhauer:

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

In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Wirklich ist jedes Kind gewissermaßen ein Genie, und jedes Genie gewissermaßen ein Kind.

French
En réalité, tout enfant est dans une certaine mesure un génie, et tout génie est en quelque façon un enfant.




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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.




Quotes for: genius


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Quotes for: genius


Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.





Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.





Good sense and genius beget esteem and regard: Wit and humour excite love and affection.





Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.





The first and last thing required of genius is love of truth.





He recognized in himself that power to forget which only children have, and geniuses, and the innocent. Innocent, overwhelmed by joy, he understood at last that he was made for happiness.











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Quotes for: child


All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).





We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
  





If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.





What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.





Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.





Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.











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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.





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.












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