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The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.


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"Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death; and the higher the rate of interest and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed." Make picture quote!
"With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy." Make picture quote!
"Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also seldom works properly." Make picture quote!
"A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations." Make picture quote!
"The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity." Make picture quote!
"The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice." Make picture quote!
"The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time." Make picture quote!
"The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body." Make picture quote!
"The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value." Make picture quote!
"Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another." Make picture quote!
"Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life." Make picture quote!
"Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think." Make picture quote!
"Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own." Make picture quote!
"Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company." Make picture quote!
"Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax." Make picture quote!
"Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning, is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors." Make picture quote!
"Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect." Make picture quote!
"Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it finds the true point at which it can remain at rest." Make picture quote!
"Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity." Make picture quote!
"Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see." Make picture quote!
"There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome; to be got over." Make picture quote!
"The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust." Make picture quote!
"The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it." Make picture quote!
"It is a clear gain to sacrifice pleasure in order to avoid pain." Make picture quote!
"The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming." Make picture quote!
"Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point." Make picture quote!
"The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him." Make picture quote!
"The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom." Make picture quote!
"The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite." Make picture quote!
"The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for." Make picture quote!
"There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity." Make picture quote!
"Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes." Make picture quote!
"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 the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person." Make picture quote!
"To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them." Make picture quote!
"To find out your real opinion of someone, judge the impression you have when you first see a letter from them." Make picture quote!
"To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away." Make picture quote!
"To live alone is the fate of all great souls." Make picture quote!
"Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first." Make picture quote!
"We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success." Make picture quote!
"We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people." Make picture quote!
"Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame." Make picture quote!
"The word of man is the most durable of all material." Make picture quote!
"Friends and acquaintances are the surest passport to fortune." Make picture quote!
"Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something which must be won; honor, only something which must not be lost." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost." Make picture quote!
"Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!" Make picture quote!
"National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right." Make picture quote!
"Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other." Make picture quote!
"It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else's meal, like putting on the discarded clothes of a stranger." Make picture quote!
"Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head." Make picture quote!
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." Make picture quote!
"Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude." Make picture quote!
"Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people." Make picture quote!
"For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible." Make picture quote!
"Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour." Make picture quote!
"Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world." Make picture quote!
"Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection." Make picture quote!
"Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right." Make picture quote!
"Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world." Make picture quote!
"Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death." Make picture quote!
"Compassion is the basis of morality." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods." Make picture quote!
"Music is the melody whose text is the world." Make picture quote!
"Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money." Make picture quote!
"Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies." Make picture quote!
"Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability." Make picture quote!
"Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed." Make picture quote!
"Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark." Make picture quote!
"It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character." Make picture quote!
"It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us." Make picture quote!
"The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes." Make picture quote!
"After your death you will be what you were before your birth." Make picture quote!
"In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties." Make picture quote!
"In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it." Make picture quote!
"I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage." Make picture quote!
"A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants." Make picture quote!
"A man can be himself only so long as he is alone." Make picture quote!
"It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are." Make picture quote!
"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." Make picture quote!
"If at times I have thought myself unfortunate, it is because of a confusion, an error. I have mistaken myself for someone else... Who am I really? I am the author of The World as Will and Representation, I am the one who has given an answer to the myster" Make picture quote!
"It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character" Make picture quote!
"Money is human happiness in the abstract he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money." Make picture quote!
"The ultimate foundation of honor is the conviction that moral character is unalterable: a single bad action implies that future actions of the same kind will, under similar circumstances, also be bad." Make picture quote!
"There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome-to be got over." Make picture quote!




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