Arthur Schopenhauer

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. - Arthur Schopenhauer

The cause of laughter is simply the sudden perception of the incongruity between a concept and the real project. - Arthur Schopenhauer

A library may be very large; but if it is in disorder, it is not so useful as one that is small but well arranged. - Arthur Schopenhauer

Man is never happy, but spends his whole life in striving after something which he thinks will make him so. - Arthur Schopenhauer