"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."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Arthur Schopenhauer on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Arthur Schopenhauer on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Arthur Schopenhauer on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Arthur Schopenhauer on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Arthur Schopenhauer on Thomas Jefferson
"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."