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.
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
Living in a constant chase after gain compels people to expend their spirit to the...
The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
Without forgetting it is quite impossible to live at all.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also...
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in...
After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my...
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to...
A person's maturity consists in having found again the seriousness one had as a child,...
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which...
At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once...
Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is...
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any realized joy could be.
The spiritualization of sensuality is called love: it is a great triumph over Christianity.
No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of...
Every man is a creative cause of what happens, a primum mobile with an original...