Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
Contributed by: Zaady
There are two things a real man likes - danger and play. And he likes women because she is the most dangerous of playthings.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster.
Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
Life always gets harder toward the summit - the cold increases, responsibility increases.
No one is such a liar as the indignant man.
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.
Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.
Source: Beyond Good and Evil, 1886
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.
Source: Jenseits von Gut und Böse [Beyond Good and Evil]
In order to acquire intellect one must need it. One loses it when it is no longer necessary.
Copyright © 2016 Gaiam, Inc.