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Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people. Arthur Schopenhauer

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The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him. Arthur Schopenhauer

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To live alone is the fate of all great souls. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self evident. Arthur Schopenhauer

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How very paltry and limited the normal human intellect is, and how little lucidity there is in the human consciousness, may be judged from the fact that, despite the ephemeral brevity of human life, the uncertainty of our existence and the countless enigmas which press upon us from all sides, everyone does not continually and ceaselessly philosophize, but that only the rarest of exceptions do. Arthur Schopenhauer

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The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience. Arthur Schopenhauer

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To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world. Arthur Schopenhauer

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We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people. Arthur Schopenhauer

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The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the resurrection. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Time is that in which all things pass away. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame. Arthur Schopenhauer

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The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust. Arthur Schopenhauer

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The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom. Arthur Schopenhauer

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It is with trifles and when he is off guard that a man best reveals his character. Arthur Schopenhauer

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michaelj72 added Human life must be some form of mistake.

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Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, Lighthouses as the poet said erected in the sea of time. They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind, Books are humanity in print. Arthur Schopenhauer

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The present is the only reality and the only certainty. 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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Vengeance taken will often tear the heart and torment the conscience. Arthur Schopenhauer

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A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants. Arthur Schopenhauer

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The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see. Arthur Schopenhauer