A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
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Success has always been a great liar.
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
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.
It is good to express a thing twice right at the outset and so to give it a right foot and also a left one. Truth can surely stand on one leg, but with two it will be able to walk and get around.
Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
It's something we, guys, have all done. Made tapes for girls, trying to impress them, to meet them on a shared plane of aesthetics. Read them someone else's poetry because they do poetry better than you could do it, because you're too awkward to do it.
One has only as much morality as one has philosophy and poetry.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can't really move from it: it's on buses, in stores, it's everywhere. One of my kids has read the books the other two are too small but they like the movies.
In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
Never be a food snob. Learn from everyone you meet - the fish guy at your market, the lady at the local diner, farmers, cheese makers. Ask questions, try everything and eat up!
There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.