In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
Source: Jenseits von Gut und Böse [Beyond Good and Evil]
Contributed by: Zaady
In order to acquire intellect one must need it. One loses it when it is no longer necessary.
Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
Where there is the tree of knowledge, there is always Paradise: so say the most ancient and most modern serpents.
Whoever battles with monsters had better see that it does not turn him into a monster. And if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
What is evil? -Whatever springs from weakness.
The sick are the greatest danger for the healthy; it is not from the strongest that harm comes to the strong, but from the weakest.
Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver.
In heaven all the interesting people are missing.
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