Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
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It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies.
Art is the proper task of life.
What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power, the will to power, power itself in man.
God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight.
There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth.
Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
In this business it takes time to be really good - and by that time, you're obsolete.
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art.
I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public.
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Air travel is the safest form of travel aside from walking even then, the chances of being hit by a public bus at 30,000 feet are remarkably slim. I also have no problem with confined spaces. Or heights. What I am afraid of is speed.
I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
An idea is salvation by imagination.