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Arthur Schopenhauer



    Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.

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    The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.

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    The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.

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    Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.

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    Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.

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    Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.

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    The closing years of life are like a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped

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    Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom

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    After your death you will be what you were before your birth.

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    The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arise from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him alone, and is, therefore, absolutely and irretrievably lost

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    Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!

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    Every parting is a foretaste of death, and every reunion a foretaste of resurrection.

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    Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.

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