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Arthur Schopenhauer

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Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

#talent #inspirational

All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; Third, it is accepted as self-evident.

— Arthur Schopenhauer


Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure

— Arthur Schopenhauer

#philosophy #pleasure

Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

#death #loss #worth #death

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if hes does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

#solitude #freedom

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

#every man #field #his #limits #man

The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.

— Arthur Schopenhauer


(...) a ingenuidade se mantém como a indumentária de honra do gênio, assim como a nudez é a da beleza.

— Arthur Schopenhauer


Compassion is the basis of morality.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

#compassion #morality

A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

#want #wants

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This Orientalism reflected the struggle of the German Romantics in the words of Leon Poliakov to free themselves from Judeo-Christian fetters". If we could castrate all scoundrels and stick all stupid geese in a convent and give men of noble character a whole harem and procure men and indeed thorough men for all girls of intellect and understanding then a generation would soon arise which would produce a better age than that of Pericles. He quotes Horace's saying "From the brave and good are the brave descended" (Odes iv 4 29) and Shakespeare's line from Cymbeline "Cowards father cowards and base things sire base" (IV 2) to reinforce his hereditarian argument.

Influenced by Eastern thought he maintained that the "truth was recognized by the sages of India"; consequently his solutions to suffering were similar to those of Vedantic and Buddhist thinkers (i. He has influenced a long list of thinkers including Friedrich NietzscheRichard Wagner Ludwig Wittgenstein Erwin Schrödinger Albert EinsteinSigmund Freud Otto Rank Carl Jung Joseph Campbell Leo Tolstoy Thomas Mann and Jorge Luis Borges.

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