The philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Said “Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” The World as Will and Representation was his famous work.
His parents were Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer and Johanna Schopenhauer.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
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.
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else’s head instead of with one’s own.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice… that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.