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We forfeit three fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Ordinary people merely think how they shall spend their time; a man of talent tries to use it.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
A man who has no mental needs, because his intellect is of the narrow and normal amount, is, in the strict sense of the word, what is called a philistine.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Every generation, no matter how paltry its character, thinks itself much wiser than the one immediately preceding it, let alone those that are more remote.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Of all the intellectual faculties, judgment is the last to mature. A child under the age of fifteen should confine its attention either to subjects like mathematics, in which errors of judgment are impossible, or to subjects in which they are not very dangerous, like languages, natural science, history, etc.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him. It is difficult to keep quiet if you have nothing to do.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
When a man has reached a condition in which he believes that a thing must happen because he does not wish it, and that what he wishes to happen never will be, this is really the state called desperation.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Money alone is absolutely good, because it is not only a concrete satisfaction of one need in particular; it is an abstract satisfaction of all.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Treat a work of art like a prince: let it speak to you first.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Every man takes the limits of his field of vision for the limits of the world.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Shame on such a morality that is worthy of pariahs, and that fails to recognize the eternal essence that exists in every living thing, and shines forth with inscrutable significance from all eyes that see the sun!
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
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
The progress of life shows a man the stuff of which he is made.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer
There is no more mistaken path to happiness than worldliness, revelry, high life.
—  Arthur Schopenhauer

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