Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes - Page 3
In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his "divine service."
I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
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?
Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm.
Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend.
Glance into the world just as though time were gone: and everything crooked will become straight to you.
Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.
For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.
Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.
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.