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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

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Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
Arthur Schopenhauer




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Quotes about time:



Quotes for: time

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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.”
Pierre Corneille - Sertorius
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Arthur Schopenhauer also said...


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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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