The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer
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In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
Hatred is an affair of the heart contempt that of the head.
Money is human happiness in the abstract he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
There is adantage in the wisdom won from pain
The problem for those who assert biblical authority in support of traditional definitions of marriage is that one could, with equal validity, assert that the lending of money or certain kinds of haircuts are forbidden by God, or that slavery and the subjugation of women are authorized by the Lord.
Today's consumers are eager to become loyal fans of companies that respect purposeful capitalism. They are not opposed to companies making a profit indeed, they may even be investors in these companies - but at the core, they want more empathic, enlightened corporations that seek a balance between profit and purpose.
What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's lives.
Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
The clearest explanation for the failure of any marriage is that the two people are incompatible that is, that one is male and the other female.