The best Quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer

The best Quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher.

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
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The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.

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Since when was genius found respectable?
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The difference between genius and stupidity is: genius has its limits.
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Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
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I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
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People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
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Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
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A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 1 Episode 2
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Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.
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I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being - forgive me - rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.
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Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.
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You mean well, but leave me be
Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
Elsa in Frozen -
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If we are all alone, then that's also somthing we have together.
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The human response to danger is fight or flight, but an eagle's response is fight and flight.
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You can't house-train an eagle, dude. Not without stealing its soul.
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You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle.
How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart you begin to understand... there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend. Some hurts that go too deep, that have taken hold.
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Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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That's the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.
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Only when you're stupid, can life be boring.
Boredom is the beginning of all destruction and everything that is negative.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
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True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
When you were born you were crying and everyone else was smiling. Live your life so at the end, you're the one wo is smiling and everyone else is crying.
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For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.
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The one who lives in the memories of his loved ones can't be dead; dead is only who's forgotten.
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By a lie, a man... annihilates his dignity as a man.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
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To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.
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For when you gaze long into the abyss. The abyss gazes also into you.
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Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.
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To write a loveletter, you have to start without knowing what you're gonna write and end without knowing what you wrote.
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Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
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By playing for one hour, you can get to know someone better, than by talking for a year.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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I fear nothing - nothing - but the boundaries of your love.
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Big results require big ambitions.
The sun is new each day.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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