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  • 11.
    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.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. "Counsels and Maxims," Parerga and Paralipomena (1851).

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  • 12.
    Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. "Aphorisms on the Wisdom of Life," footnote, Parerga and Paralipomena (1851).

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  • 13.
    The word of man is the most durable of all material.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. Parerga and Paralipomena, vol. 2, ch. 25, sect. 298 (1851).
  • 14.
    In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. "The Art of Controversy," trans. by T. Bailey Saunders in Selected Essays as "On The Wisdom of Life: Aphorisms" (1951).

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  • 15.
    All the cruelty and torment of which the world is full is in fact merely the necessary result of the totality of the forms under which the will to live is objectified.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. Parerga and Paralipomena, vol. 2, ch. 14, sct. 164 (1851).

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  • 16.
    Honor ... means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something which must be won; honor, only something which must not be lost.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. Originally published in Parerga and Paralipomena, vol. 2 (1851). "The Wisdom of Life," Complete Essays of Schopenhauer, Crown (n.d.).

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  • 17.
    Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. "Aphorisms on the Wisdom of Life," vol. 1, ch. 4, Parerga and Paralipomena (1851).

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  • 18.
    Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. Parerga and Paralipomena, vol. 2, ch. 26, sct. 321 (1851).
  • 19.
    Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. Parerga and Paralipomena, vol. 2, ch. 26, sct. 320 (1851).

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  • 20.
    In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties.
    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. Parerga and Paralipomena, vol. 2, ch. 27, sct. 370 (1851).

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