Said "Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world." The World as Will and Representation was his famous work.
He briefly worked as a lecturer at the University of Berlin, but a lack of students forced him to quit academia.
He published his doctoral dissertation On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason when he was only 25.
His parents were Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer and Johanna Schopenhauer.
His skillful writing techniques, theories on human willpower, and metaphysical studies of motivation greatly influenced various renowned thinkers such as Albert Einstein.