Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes (213 quotes)
“Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.”
Vol. 2 On Women as translated in Essays and Aphorisms (1970), as translated by R. J. Hollingdale - Parerga and Paralipomena (1851)
“Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.”
The Selected Works of Arthur Schopenhauer, Library of Alexandria - ISBN: 9781465519900
“Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it finds the true point at which it can remain at rest.”
Vol. 2 Further Psychological Observations as translated in Essays and Aphorisms (1970), as translated by R. J. Hollingdale - Parerga and Paralipomena (1851)
“Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.”
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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