Zitat des Tages von Friedrich Nietzsche:
When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.
In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.
Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
Every man is a creative cause of what happens, a primum mobile with an original movement.
There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy together with what lies under it.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.
All truth is simple... is that not doubly a lie?
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.
It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many a bad night.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.
One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
This is what is hardest: to close the open hand because one loves.
There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day.
Glance into the world just as though time were gone: and everything crooked will become straight to you.
A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.
A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.
The lie is a condition of life.
There is not enough religion in the world even to destroy religion.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.
There are horrible people who, instead of solving a problem, tangle it up and make it harder to solve for anyone who wants to deal with it. Whoever does not know how to hit the nail on the head should be asked not to hit it at all.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded.
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value.
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.