Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
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The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Woman was God's second mistake.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Art raises its head where creeds relax.
It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
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.
War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies.
You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
Making recess appointments when the Senate isn't in recess is neither rational nor moderate. It's a raw misuse of executive power by a president whose love of government is his most vulnerable spot with the electorate.
It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method.
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
I've only ever wanted to be a singer I never wanted to be famous.
What Churchill described as the twin marauders of war and tyranny have been almost entirely banished from our continent. Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean.