Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes (213 quotes)
Vol. 2, Ch. 25, sect. 298 - Parerga and Paralipomena (1851)
“They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.”
The Selected Works of Arthur Schopenhauer, Library of Alexandria - ISBN: 9781465519900
“We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.”
Vol. 2, Ch. 26, sect. 311a - 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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