Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes (213 quotes)
“The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.”
The Selected Works of Arthur Schopenhauer, Library of Alexandria - ISBN: 9781465519900
“A quick test of the assertion that enjoyment outweighs pain in this world, or that they are at any rate balanced, would be to compare the feelings of an animal engaged in eating another with those of the animal being eaten”
On the Sufferings of the World - Parerga and Paralipomena (1851)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsArthur Schopenhauer
Born: February 22, 1788
Died: September 21, 1860 (aged 72)
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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