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Insanity in individuals is something rare -- but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche
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You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist. Friedrich Nietzsche
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Without music, life would be a mistake. Friedrich Nietzsche
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The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. Friedrich Nietzsche
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He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures. Friedrich Nietzsche
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He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche
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He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. Friedrich Nietzsche
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dinni added And those who were dancing were thought to be insane,by those who could not hear the music.
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Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful! Friedrich Nietzsche
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That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche
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Great intellects are skeptical. Friedrich Nietzsche
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schlimmerjaeger added “The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.”
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And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself? Friedrich Nietzsche
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Is man one of God's blunders or is God one of man's blunders? Friedrich Nietzsche
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schlimmerjaeger added The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.
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We are franker towards others than towards ourselves. Friedrich Nietzsche
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Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons. Friedrich Nietzsche
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After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. Friedrich Nietzsche
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The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything. Friedrich Nietzsche
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It is my ambition to say in ten sentences; what others say in a whole book. Friedrich Nietzsche
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The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship. Friedrich Nietzsche
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One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Friedrich Nietzsche
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There are no facts, only interpretations. Friedrich Nietzsche
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He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life. Friedrich Nietzsche
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schlimmerjaeger added 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.