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  Quotes of Nietzsche [53]


  1. We have art to save ourselves from the truth.
  2. Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'.
  3. Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
  4. A good aphorism is too hard for the tooth of time, and is not worn away by all the centuries, although it serves as food for every epoch.
  5. Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
  6. One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive.
  7. And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
  8. One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
  9. Even a thought, even a possibility, can shatter us and transform us.
  10. It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
  11. There are highly gifted spirits who are always infertile simply because, owing to a weakness in temperament, they are too impatient to wait out their pregnancy to term.
  12. He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster.
  13. Many a man fails to become a thinker for the sole reason that his memory is too good.
  14. At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
  15. There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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