Arthur Schopenhauer Quote

Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them.


Vol. 2, Ch. 20, § 242 - Parerga and Paralipomena (1851) - Counsels and Maxims

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Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot...

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Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot...

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Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot...

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Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot...