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All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.  - Arthur Schopenhauer
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Counsels and Maxims, Vol. 2, Ch. 2:Our Relation To Ourselves, Section 9
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Variant: "The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom." - In German: "... die beiden Feinde des menschlichen Glückes, den Schmerz und die Langeweile." - Parerga and Paralipomena (1851)

Arthur Schopenhauer
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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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