Arthur Schopenhauer Quote

The greatest wisdom is to make the enjoyment of the present the supreme object of life; because that is the only reality, all else being merely the play of thought. On the other hand, such a course might just as well be called the greatest folly: for that which in the next moment exists no more, and vanishes utterly, like a dream, can never be worth a serious effort.


Studies in pessimism. A series of essays... Selected and translated by T. Bailey Saunders... Third edition (ed. 1892)

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