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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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dinni added And those who were dancing were thought to be insane,by those who could not hear the music.

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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

175 14
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures. Friedrich Nietzsche

104 6
Great intellects are skeptical. Friedrich Nietzsche

138 10
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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schlimmerjaeger added “The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.”

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Without music, life would be a mistake. Friedrich Nietzsche

135 11
Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful! Friedrich Nietzsche

106 8
Is man one of God's blunders or is God one of man's blunders? Friedrich Nietzsche

88 6
We are franker towards others than towards ourselves. Friedrich Nietzsche

126 14
That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche

91 8
Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons. 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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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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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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It is my ambition to say in ten sentences; what others say in a whole book. Friedrich Nietzsche

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The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously. 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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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.

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The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time. Friedrich Nietzsche

74 8
He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life. Friedrich Nietzsche

96 14
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands. Friedrich Nietzsche

53 5
You gave him an opportunity of showing greatness of character and he did not seize it. He will never forgive you for that. Friedrich Nietzsche

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Madness is something rare in individuals -- but in groups, parties, peoples, ages it is the rule. 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

60 7
The lie is a condition of life. Friedrich Nietzsche

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The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters. Friedrich Nietzsche

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There are no facts, only interpretations. Friedrich Nietzsche

47 5
The future influences the present just as much as the past. Friedrich Nietzsche

63 9
Success has always been a great liar. Friedrich Nietzsche

63 9
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. Friedrich Nietzsche

46 5
Love is a state in which a man sees things most decidedly as they are not. Friedrich Nietzsche

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He who has a strong enough why can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche

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schlimmerjaeger added “What labels me, negates me.”

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At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time. Friedrich Nietzsche

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Fear is the mother of morality. Friedrich Nietzsche

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schlimmerjaeger added “A thought comes when it will, not when I will

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The growth of wisdom may be gauged exactly by the diminution of ill temper. Friedrich Nietzsche

36 4
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies. Friedrich Nietzsche

54 9
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil. Friedrich Nietzsche

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35 4
Wit is the epitaph of an emotion. Friedrich Nietzsche

48 8
Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood. Friedrich Nietzsche

54 11
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. Friedrich Nietzsche

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When one has not had a good father, one must create one. Friedrich Nietzsche

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One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive. Friedrich Nietzsche

36 5
The more abstract the truth you want to teach, the more thoroughly you must seduce the senses to accept it. Friedrich Nietzsche

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We have art in order not to die of the truth. Friedrich Nietzsche