Arthur Schopenhauer quote about stupidity from The World as Will and Representation (1819) - If a man is stupid, we excuse him by saying that he cannot help it; but if we were to excuse a bad man on the same grounds we would be laughed at.
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If a man is stupid, we excuse him by saying that he cannot help it; but if we were to excuse a bad man on the same grounds we would be laughed at.

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1819
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Translated by R. B. Haldane and J. Kemp
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Arthur Schopenhauer quote about stupidity from The World as Will and Representation (1819) - If a man is stupid, we excuse him by saying that he cannot help it; but if we were to excuse a bad man on the same grounds we would be laughed at.
Arthur Schopenhauer quote about stupidity from The World as Will and Representation (1819) - If a man is stupid, we excuse him by saying that he cannot help it; but if we were to excuse a bad man on the same grounds we would be laughed at.
Arthur Schopenhauer quote about stupidity from The World as Will and Representation (1819) - If a man is stupid, we excuse him by saying that he cannot help it; but if we were to excuse a bad man on the same grounds we would be laughed at.
Arthur Schopenhauer quote about stupidity from The World as Will and Representation (1819) - If a man is stupid, we excuse him by saying that he cannot help it; but if we were to excuse a bad man on the same grounds we would be laughed at.