Quote of the Day (9/10/13) (Arthur Schopenhauer)

Posted: September 10, 2013 in Philosophy, Politics, Quotations
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Much of Arthur Schopenhauer's writing is focus...

Much of Arthur Schopenhauer’s writing is focused on the notion of will and its relation to freedom. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud of, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs;  he is ready and happy to defend all its faults tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

 

 

–Arthur Schopenhauer, Aphorisms

 

 

 

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Quoted in The Heretic’s Handbook of Quotations

 

 

 

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