"It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Arthur Schopenhauer on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Arthur Schopenhauer on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Arthur Schopenhauer on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Arthur Schopenhauer on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Arthur Schopenhauer on Dalai Lama
"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."