My time has not yet come either; some are born posthumously.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
Source: Ecce Homo, 1888
Contributed by: Zaady
Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge.
Before the effect one believes in different causes than one does afterward.
I tell you: one must have chaos in one to give birth to a dancing star. I tell you: you still have chaos in you.
It is certainly not the least charm of a theory that it is refutable.
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.
Contentment preserves one from catching cold. Has a woman who knew that she was well dressed ever caught a cold? No, not even when she had scarcely a rag on her back.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of the truth than lies.
We ought to learn from the kine one thing: ruminating.
One will not go wrong if one attributes extreme actions to vanity, average ones to habit, and petty ones to fear.
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