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.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
Wherever Germany extends her sway, she ruins culture.
Is man one of God's blunders or is God one of man's blunders?
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!
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