There are few pains so grievous as to have seen, divined, or experienced how an exceptional man has missed his way and deteriorated.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
Source: Beyond Good and Evil
Contributed by: Zaady
If a man have a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.
The Germans are like women, you can scarcely ever fathom their depths - they haven't any.
The great man fights the elements in his time that hinder his own greatness, in other words his own freedom and sincerity.
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
A man of genius is unbearable, unless he possesses at least two things besides: gratitude and purity.
Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
The doer alone learneth.
It is not the strengths, but the durations of great sentiments that make great men.
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