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Counsels and Maxims

By Schopenhauer, Arthur

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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Counsels and Maxims  
Author: Schopenhauer, Arthur
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Schopenhauer, A. (n.d.). Counsels and Maxims. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/

Excerpt: If my object in these pages were to present a complete scheme of counsels and maxims for the guidance of life, I should have to repeat the numerous rules?some of them excellent?which have been drawn up by thinkers of all ages, from Theognis and Solomon[1] down to La Rochefoucauld; and, in so doing, I should inevitably entail upon the reader a vast amount of well?worn commonplace. But the fact is that in this work I make still less claim to exhaust my subject than in any other of my writings.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Counsels and Maxims, 1 -- Arthur Schopenhauer, 1 -- Introduction, 1 -- Chapter I. GENERAL RULES.?Section 1, 2 -- Chapter II. OUR RELATION TO OURSELVES.?Section 4, 7 -- Chapter III. OUR RELATION TO OTHERS.?Section 21, 26 -- Chapter IV, WORLDLY FORTUNE.?Section 47, 41 -- Chapter V. THE AGES OF LIFE, 47


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