A man finds himself, to his great astonishment, suddenly existing, after thousands and thousands of years of non-existence: he lives for a little while; and then, again, comes an equally long period when he must exist no more. The heart rebels against this, and feels that it cannot be true.
 Arthur Schopenhauer, Studies in Pessimism (1891). copy citation

Author Arthur Schopenhauer
Source Studies in Pessimism
Topic time existence living
Date 1891
Language English
Note Translated by T. Bailey Saunders
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