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Arthur Schopenhauer

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It is easier to buy books than to read them, and easier to read them than to absorb them.
WILLIAM OSLER
Buy good books, and read them; the best books are the commonest, and the last editions are always th...
LORD CHESTERFIELD
We love to buy books because we believe we're buying the time to read them.

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WARREN ZEVON
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books.
ALAN KING
It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and easier to read them than to absorb their conte...
WILLIAM OSLER
If they can't buy a ticket, prayer would help. Sometimes prayer would be the best thing.
ED CIURCZAK
IF LIFE WAS A THING THAT MONEY COULD BUY .....THE RICH WOULD LIVE AND THE POOR WOULD DIE.
JOHN H. SIBLEY
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books.
ALAN KING
If that's what this is, it might be a good time to step up and buy.
DAVID GLOCKE
Consumers should also be aware that they don't have to buy the package [of collision and comprehensi...
DENNIS HOWARD
We buy lots of books.
BILL MCILVAIN
The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry;
The books that we would like to read...
CAROLYN WELLS
The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry; The books that we would like to read we...
CAROLYN WELLS
We held a very long meeting to decide how many of the paperbacks we would buy. And the number we dec...
SESSALEE HENSLEY
We held a very long meeting to decide how many of the paperbacks we would buy. And the number we dec...
SESSALEE HENSLEY
I'm not a great shopper but I do buy a lot of books. I'm the publishers' friend - I buy ...
ALAN DAVIES
When I get a little money, I buy books. If any is left, I buy food and clothes.
ERASMUS
If you had to buy a new plane every time you flew somewhere, it would be incredibly expensive.
ELON MUSK
But it is common knowledge that religions don’t want conviction, on the basis of reasons, but fait...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
In the shop we buy and sell them, but in truth books have no owner.
CARLOS RUIZ ZAFóN
I never buy magazines, I never even buy books.
MARC NEWSON
If the Sunnis do not buy into this draft . .. then it would be a problem. It could assist the insurg...
ZALMAY KHALILZAD
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS
When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.
ERASMUS
A Ritual to Read to Each Other


If you don’t know the kind of person I am
and...
WILLIAM STAFFORD
When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS
If we buy now, we'll be saying its the most important thing for the school district.
DAVID PECK
We did this to further their enthusiasm and knowledge and to let them browse and buy books.
BILL MINISH
If they opened things up and I could build a luxury condominium in Vedado, I would sell them in two ...
JORGE M. PEREZ
People buy books to own knowledge and have others see them as people of knowledge
DONNA POMONA
We buy them (books) as our budget allows. But eighth grade has four trade books (individual-title bo...
ALICE MOORE
We also had donations, where if a child couldn't afford to buy a book, then the child was given one.
LISA ZENTNER
I thought the work would be very innocent, and one which might be confided to the reason of any man;...
THOMAS JEFFERSON
Read at least one book a month. This is self-serving, obviously. It's a proven fact that people who ...
RANDY PAUSCH
What about stocks? You got to buy them. What if they break? You have to buy the dips.
RICK SANTELLI
We buy our way out of jail but we can't buy freedom,
We buy a lot of clothes when we don't reall...
KANYE WEST
If we get good prices on the businesses we like, I'm willing to buy,
DONALD YACKTMAN
We buy a lot of extra things that we ordinarily wouldn't be able to buy.
SANDRA BILLINGS
We buy our way out of jail but we can't buy freedom,We buy a lot of clothes when we don't really nee...
KANYE WEST
Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.
CHARLAINE HARRIS
Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them. And it's much cheaper to buy s...
NEIL GAIMAN
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children wi...
HORACE MANN
I would not suggest that they buy a gas mask, ... I would not suggest they go out and buy a lot of (...
TOMMY THOMPSON
I like where we are in the cycle. You don't buy them when things are good. You buy them when things ...
ED WOLFE
We buy them by the case. We go to Sam's and buy them. We walk out of there with three cases, which w...
APRIL SIX
If you cant beat them buy them
KENNETH WATERS JR
For their analogy to work, Jim would be defending Best Buy, not suing them.
MARK ANTHONY
There's little defense to no-cause evictions. All we can do is buy them some time.
MARK MOREAU
Instead of reading a paper, we now read the news online. Instead of buying books at a store, we buy ...
HA-JOON CHANG
If we could buy a vowel, I'd feel better. We're stuck with what we are.
ANDY KENNEDY
That girl, I would buy her diamonds if I could afford it.
JOHNNY WEIR
If there were dreams to sell, what would you buy?
THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES
Those plants have gotten to be very profitable, and, indeed, if you're going to buy them back, you p...
CHARLES GRAY
If you cant beat them buy them
KENNETH WATERS JR
A man must have grown old and lived long in order to see how short life is. -Arthur Schopenhauer.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Sections in the bookstore

- Books You Haven't Read
- Books You Needn't Read
- B...
ITALO CALVINO
If people buy my books for vanity, I consider it a tax on idiocy.
UMBERTO ECO
The initial research will be very indiscriminate. I do a lot of reading, buy a stack of books and re...
JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN
I could buy an island. I could buy a private jet - but I have NetJets.
DAVID TEPPER
Right now, the best thing to do is to buy stocks that are good values,
BOB DICKEY
In those days, there was no money to buy books.
ERNEST HEMINGWAY
The books and magazines streamed in. He could buy them all, they piled up around him and even while ...
THOMAS MANN
E-books are preferable to paper; they can be delivered instantly. In many cases, they're cheaper...
J. A. KONRATH
We also have people who buy laying hens to raise their own eggs. They taste a lot better than the on...
BOBBY RUSSELL
I used to buy scented poetry books on tour and read aloud to the band. Not what you'd expect, hu...
SUZI QUATRO
Many of them have started selling their cattle crop to buy hay. If they're selling them to buy hay, ...
BRIAN JONES
This Arthur Dent," comes the cry from the furthest reaches of the galaxy, and has even now been foun...
DOUGLAS ADAMS
For me, wearing a tie is a pleasure, a recherche one but a pleasure nonetheless. You could say that ...
PETER YORK
If people were really, really excited about Ford cars, people would buy more of them.
CHARLES BALLARD
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved ...
WINSTON CHURCHILL
If the Sunnis do not buy into this draft, then it would be a problem.
ZALMAY KHALILZAD
Anna, Anna," Josh interrupts. "If I had a euro for every stupid thing I've done, I could buy the ...
STEPHANIE PERKINS
Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.
FRANK A. CLARK
They tell us that Suicide is the greatest piece of Cowardice... That Suicide is wrong; when it is qu...
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Where we can buy control, we like to buy control,
ARUN SARIN
We give free advice all the time. Somebody will call us up and have a question, and we'll always tak...
JASON SIKES
If you think too-big-to-fail banks are not worthy of investment because of their impossible-to-read ...
BARRY RITHOLTZ
Clothes are expensive. You have to buy them, and to buy them, you have to believe in them.
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER
I heard you could do that—buy books by the yard, turn them into furniture. People are dumb. I’ll...
GILLIAN FLYNN
To be very wealthy or to be a celebrity is good,for you can buy almost anything money can buy,but pr...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
We just don't buy them.
DENNIS CLAY
I told her if she could quit, I would buy her a diamond ring of her choice,
BARBARA WARREN
We would buy clothes and always alter them somehow to make them a little sexier. We sold 60 of the s...
LUIS TORO
If I lived forever, who knows what I would do?" he continues. "I would certainly get better at the p...
TOM HIDDLESTON
If you want to buy a house in San Diego, you shell out $1.5million. Here, it would be $450,000.
GREG DETTWILER
Most of my younger customers don't buy comic books. They buy the card games because they're more int...
GREG BARTHOLOMEW
We have to buy it. If we don't, in another year, we'll be out of here.
ED MITCHELL
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
I would buy good retailers -- especially on dips,
ALAN HOFFMAN
Almost the first thing I did when I became ill was to buy a truly good television set.
HAROLD BRODKEY
If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed a...
JACK HANDY
There's a hunger for stories in all of us, adults too. We need stories so much that we're even willi...
PHILIP PULLMAN
If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed a...
JACK HANDY
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
WINSTON CHURCHILL
To get a good deal, I buy them all with a friend. The houses, the boat, everything. We each buy half...
LARS LARSEN
I knew I would read all kinds of books and try to get at what it is that makes good writers good. Bu...
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Every parting is a foretaste of death, and every reunion a foretaste of resurrection.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he w...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Life is a constant process of dying.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
We can regard our life as a uselessly disturbing episode in the blissful repose of nothingness.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inv...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
A book can never be anything more than the impress of its author's thoughts; and the value of these ...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
There are, first of all, two kinds of authors: those who write for the subject's sake, and those who...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
When we read, another person thinks for us: we merely repeat his mental process. In learning to writ...
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When we see that almost everything men devote their lives to attain, sparing no effort and encounter...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
What makes people hard-hearted is this, that each man has, or fancies he has, as much as he can bear...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
In early youth, as we contemplate our coming life, we are like children in a theatre before the curt...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Again, you may look upon life as an unprofitable episode, disturbing the blessed calm of non-existen...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
There are two things which make it impossible to believe that this world is the successful work of a...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Men need some kind of external activity, because they are inactive within. Contrarily, if they are a...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Human life must be some kind of mistake. The truth of this will be sufficiently obvious if we only r...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
What light is to the outer physical world intellect is to the inner world of consciousness. For inte...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
To free a man from error is not to deprive him of anything but to give him something: for the knowle...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
And yet, just as our body would burst asunder if the pressure of the atmosphere were removed from it...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Many undoubtedly owe their good fortune to the circumstance that they possess a pleasing smile with ...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
But it is common knowledge that religions don’t want conviction, on the basis of reasons, but fait...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
One can never read too little of bad, or too much of good books: bad books are intellectual poison; ...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Reading is merely a surrogate for thinking for yourself; it means letting someone else direct your t...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
If you try to imagine as nearly as you can what an amount of misery, pain, and suffering of every ki...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no mo...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so yo...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
The ultimate foundation of honor is the conviction that moral character is unalterable: a single bad...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
If people insist that honor is dearer than life itself, what they really mean is that existence and ...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
The longer a man's fame is likely to last, the longer it will be in coming.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivatio...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
To free a person from error is to give, and not to take away.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Vengeance taken will often tear the heart and torment the conscience.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule t...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of a great mistake
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Suicide may also be regarded as an experiment -- a question which man puts to Nature, trying to forc...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.
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Compassion is the basis of all morality.
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Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can se...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Noise is the most impertinent of all forms of interruption. It is not only an interruption, but is a...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.
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With people of only moderate ability modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talen...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
With people of only moderate ability modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great tal...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
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