Friedrich Nietzsche quotes
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.
There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
The doer alone learneth.
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'.
God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. Yet his shadow still looms. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our knives; who will wipe this blood off us? What water is there for us to clean ourselves?
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.