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Friedrich Nietzsche
October 15, 1844 - August 25, 1900
Nationality: German
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: German Philosopher

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.


Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.


There are horrible people who, instead of solving a problem, tangle it up and make it harder to solve for anyone who wants to deal with it. Whoever does not know how to hit the nail on the head should be asked not to hit it at all.


Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent.


Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises.


The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer.


Is man one of God's blunders? Or is God one of man's blunders?


Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.


Whoever has witnessed another's ideal becomes his inexorable judge and as it were his evil conscience.


To be ashamed of one's immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose end one is also ashamed of one's morality.


Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.


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.


Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.


When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.


A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.


It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

    Topics: Marriage

In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.


These people abstain, it is true: but the bitch Sensuality glares enviously out of all they do.


When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.


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