The lie is a condition of life.
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
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Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation.
Regarding life, the wisest men of all ages have judged alike: it is worthless.
Success has always been a great liar.
Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance one cannot fly into flying.
What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power, the will to power, power itself in man.
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
When we talk about how movies used to be made, it was over 100 years of film, literal, physical film, with emulsion, that we would expose to light and we would get pictures.
When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.
It's the federal government's job to secure the border.
Sydney in the 1960s wasn't the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city's western reaches, days passed in a sun-struck stupor. In the evenings, families gathered on their verandas waiting for the 'southerly buster' - the thunderstorm that would break the heat and leave the air cool enough to allow sleep.
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
History tells us that America does best when the private sector is energetic and entrepreneurial and the government is attentive and engaged. Who among us, really, would, looking back, wish to edit out either sphere at the entire expense of the other?
Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.