"Music is the melody whose text is the world."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Arthur Schopenhauer on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Arthur Schopenhauer on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Arthur Schopenhauer on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Arthur Schopenhauer on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Arthur Schopenhauer on Ray Charles
"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."