One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
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There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are - more humane.
Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities.
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
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.
The lie is a condition of life.
The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!
Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.
Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.
In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
Where I come from it was really unheard of to be at a party and someone says, 'What kind of music do you make?', and you say, 'Pop music.' You may as well have 'I'm not cool' stamped on your forehead.
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
I believe in God like I believe in the sun, not because I can see it, but because of it all things are seen.
The cause is hidden. The effect is visible to all.
Show me a frigid women and, nine times out of ten, I'll show you a little man.
Class is not a fixed designation in this country. We are an upwardly mobile society with a lot of movement between income groups.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
Love is the poetry of the senses.
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after.