The Wisdom of Life is an essay written by Arthur Schopenhauer and first published in 1851.
In this essay, Schopenhauer explores the keys to living a full and meaningful life through his own pessimistic philosophy and understanding of human nature.
For the philosopher, happiness and contentment depend more on our inner attitude and outlook on life than on external circumstances. Wealth and social position are not as crucial to happiness as health or willpower.
This is a profound analysis of what constitutes a good life, offering timeless advice on how to meet the challenges of human existence.
This edition of The Wisdom of Life is based on the English translation by Thomas Bailey Saunders.
"In these pages I shall speak of The Wisdom of Life in the common meaning of the term, as the art, namely, of ordering our lives so as to obtain the greatest possible amount of pleasure and success; an art the theory of which may be called Eudaemonology..."
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