Arthur Schopenhauer

Three is the Magic Number

“All good things come in threes” – that is my way of saying that I can not cope with more things at the same time. So I tend to reduce reality to a maximum of three dimensions.

every truth

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Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized.
In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self-evident.

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Thus, the task is not so much to see what no one yet has seen but to think what nobody yet has thought about that which everybody sees.