To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German philosopher
Parerga and Paralipomena, “Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit [Aphorisms on the Wisdom of Life],” “Counsels and Maxims” (1851)

Trans. T.B. Saunders. Full text.
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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