"Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."Arthur Schopenhauer on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."Arthur Schopenhauer on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."Arthur Schopenhauer on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Arthur Schopenhauer on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."Arthur Schopenhauer on William Shakespeare
"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."
"A man can be himself only so long as he is alone."
"To live alone is the fate of all great souls."
"Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal."
"Hatred is an affair of the heart contempt that of the head."