"Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Arthur Schopenhauer on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Arthur Schopenhauer on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Arthur Schopenhauer on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Arthur Schopenhauer on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Arthur Schopenhauer on Oscar Wilde
"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."