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Is man one of God’s blunders? Or is God one of man’s blunders?
– Friedrich Nietzsche
The ‘kingdom of Heaven’ is a condition of the heart – not something that comes ‘upon the earth’ or ‘after death.’
Fear is the mother of morality.
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Whoever does not have a good father should procure one.
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
Art raises its head where creeds relax.
What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat?
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 horrible people who, instead of solving a problem, tangle it up and make it harder to solve for anyone who wants to deal with it. Whoever does not know how to hit the nail on the head should be asked not to hit it at all.
When one has a great deal to put into it a day has a hundred pockets.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend.
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.
I am a pure-blooded Polish nobleman without a single drop of bad blood – certainly not German blood.
Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.
He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either.
Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob.
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value.
Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms – in themselves such judgments are stupidities.
Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt.
Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
The press, the machine, the railway, the telegraph are premises whose thousand-year conclusion no one has yet dared to draw.
Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
To forget one’s purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
I love those who do not know how to live for today.