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Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Thus it is that all journalists are, in the very nature of their calling, alarmists; and this is their way of giving interest to what they write. Herein they are like little dogs; if anything stirs, they immediately set up a shrill bark." - Parerga and Paralipomena (1851)
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Parerga and Paralipomena (1851), Studies in Pessimis, Further Psychological Observations
Arthur Schopenhauer
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The Wisdom of Life (first part of Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit), Ch. 4: Position, or a man's place in the estimation of others


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Born: February 22, 1788

Died: September 21, 1860 (aged 72)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation; in it, he claimed that our world is driven by a continually dissatisfied will, continually seeking satisfaction.

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