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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
German philosopher [more author details]
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Many people wait throughout their whole lives for the chance to be good in their own fashion.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
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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.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
The overman...Who has organized the chaos of his passions, given style to his character, and become creative. Aware of life's terrors, he affirms life without resentment.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence.
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What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do…?
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When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
When you stare into the abyss the abyss stares back at you.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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Friedrich Nietzsche, "On Reading and Writing"
But thus do I counsel you, my friends: distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!
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Friedrich Nietzsche, Also Sprach Zarathustra, Chapter 29
Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health; everything unconditional belongs in pathology.
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Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
Poets are shameless with their experiences: they exploit them.
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Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
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Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Aphorism 146
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