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.
My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families.
In general I was a good kid. It usually took a lot to make me mad. But once I reached the boiling point, I lost all rational control. Totally without thinking, when my anger was aroused, I grabbed the nearest brick, rock, or stick to bash someone. It was as if I had no conscious will in the matter.
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.
Ultimately, to have a career in movies, to a certain extent, certainly in England, you can't sustain a career in just English movies.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.