"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."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Arthur Schopenhauer on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Arthur Schopenhauer on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Arthur Schopenhauer on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Arthur Schopenhauer on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Arthur Schopenhauer on Abraham Lincoln
"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."