Our greatest suffering do not lie in the present as ideas of perception or as immediate feelings but in the reason as abstract conceptions, painful thoughts, from which the brute, which lives only in the present and therefore, in enviable carelessness, is entirely free

Arthur Schopenhauer in The World as Will and Idea

Our greatest su…

About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

11 thoughts on “Our greatest su…

  1. aguywithoutboxers says:

    My friend, the quotation and credit appear fine. There is a half sentence and then nothing. No link. Did you have text to accompany this?

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  2. Real real me says:

    I agree, we should care more about the reality than the fantasies.

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  3. Eric Alagan says:

    Like this quotation – and share the thought too 🙂

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  4. Beautiful quote, Mak.
    I just saw the news and they showed horrible pictures of the shopping centre in Nairobi today. Everyone seemed stunned, but so much suffering is yet to come. I hope all is well with you.

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  5. Sonel says:

    Lovely and true quote Mak. Thanks for sharing. 😀

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