What is done out of love always happens beyond good and evil.
All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.
We have art in order not to die of the truth.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.
Man is the cruelest animal.
In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
Faith: not wanting to know what the truth is.
We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.
He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.
There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.
You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes?
No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
Invisible threads are the strongest ties.
There are two different types of people in the world, those who want to know, and those who want to believe.
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
It is not enough to prove something, one has also to seduce or elevate people to it.
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
Everyone feels superior to everyone else in at least one way.
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
/ Friedrich Nietzsche