The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
Wit is the epitaph of an emotion. Friedrich Nietzsch
The lack of closeness among friends is a fault that cannot be reprimanded without becoming incurable.
A physician who treated me as a nervous case for a while said in the end "No! It is not a matter of your nerves; it is I who am nervous".
Human, all too human.
[Philosophers] are not honest enough in their work, although they make a lot of virtuous noise when the problem of truthfulness is touched even remotely. They all pose as if they had discovered and reached their real opinions through the self-development of a cold, pure, divinely unconcerned dialect
Memory says, 'I did that.' Pride replies, 'I could not have done that.' Eventually, memory yields.
"I have done that," says my memory. "I cannot have done that" -- says my pride, and remains adamant. At last -- memory yields.
That which needs to be proved cannot be worth much
A man who is very busy seldom changes his opinions.
Denn was ist Freiheit? Dasz man den Willen zur Selbstverantwortlichkeit hat.
The priest knows, as every one knows, that there is no longer any "God," or any "sinner," or any "Saviour" that "free will" and the "moral order of the world" are lies : serious reflection, the profound self conquest of the spirit, allow no man to pretend that he does not know it.
A few hours of mountain climbing make a blackguard and a saint two rather similar creatures.
Our drives are reducible to the will to power. The will to power is the ultimate fact at which we arrive.
Love ever your neighbour as yourselves - but first be such as love themselves.
By losing your goal, You have lost your way.
Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health...
I welcome all the signs indicating that a more manly and warlike age is commencing, which will, above all, bring heroism again into honour!
All contempt for the sexual life, all denigration under the concept 'impure" is the essential crime against Life- against the Holy Spirit of Life".
The vanity of others runs counter to our taste only when it runs counter to our vanity.
To make the individual uncomfortable, that is my task
Reckoned physiologically, everything ugly weakens and afflicts man. It recalls decay, danger, impotence; he actually suffers a loss of energy in its presence. The effect of the ugly can be measured with a dynamometer. Whenever man feels in any way depressed, he senses the proximity of something ugly
Man is more ape than many of the apes.
A high civilization is a pyramid: it can stand only on a broad base; its primary prerequisite is a strong and soundly consolidated mediocrity.
Thinking about suicide is a potent consolation: it helps us to get through many a bad night.
It has therewith come to be recognized that the history of moral valuations is at the same time the history of an error, the error of responsibility, which is based upon the error of the freedom of will.
We should not talk about our friends: otherwise we will talk away the feeling of friendship.
Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present. Friedrich Nietzsch
How much disgruntled heaviness, lameness, dampness, how much beer is there in the German intelligence.
We cannot live without valuing: but we can live without valuing what you value.