Arthur Schopenhauer about life (“The World as Will and Representation”, 1819) - The life of every individual, if we survey it as a whole and in general, and only lay stress upon its most significant features, is really always a tragedy, but gone through in detail, it has the character of a comedy.
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The life of every individual, if we survey it as a whole and in general, and only lay stress upon its most significant features, is really always a tragedy, but gone through in detail, it has the character of a comedy.
 Arthur SchopenhauerThe World as Will and Representation (1819). copy citation

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Translated by R. B. Haldane and J. Kemp
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