Best Quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer (Top 10)

  1. Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
  2. Compassion is the basis of morality.
  3. A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.
  4. Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world.
  5. It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else.
  6. The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.
  7. Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man."
  8. 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 this world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
  9. Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.
  10. One should use common words to say uncommon things

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