A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
A person's maturity consists in having found again the seriousness one had as a child,...
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any realized joy could be.
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my...
True friendship is seen through the heart, not through the eyes.
Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises.
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to...
The miserable have no other medicine but hope.
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one...
Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man
I know of no better life purpose than to perish in attempting the great and...
A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of...
Man is the cruelest animal.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy...
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become...
What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.
In the mountains, the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that you...
Mountains appear more lofty, the nearer they are approached, but great men resemble them not...
Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments.