Man wishes woman to be peaceable, but in fact she is essentially warlike, like the cat.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
Source: "Beyond Good and Evil," 1886
Contributed by: Zaady
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
Of all that is written, I love only what a person hath written with his blood.
My doctrine is: Live that thou mayest desire to live again - that is thy duty - for in any case thou wilt live again!
When Zarathustra was alone . . . he said to his heart: "Could it be possible! This old saint in the forest hath not yet heard of it, that God is dead!"
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
The growth of wisdom may be gauged accurately by the decline of ill-temper.
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
One does not know - cannot know - the best that is in one.
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