One receives as reward for much ennui, despondency, boredom --such as a solitude without friends, books, duties, passions must bring with it --those quarter-hours of profoundest contemplation within oneself and nature. He who completely entrenches himself against boredom also entrenches…
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use...
Growth in wisdom may be exactly measured by decrease in bitterness.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I...
He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either.
Sensuality often makes love grow too quickly, so that the root remains weak and is...
To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
When one has finished building one's house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one...
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so...
The miserable have no other medicine but hope.
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
When a man is in love he endures more than at other times; he submits...
Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of man
Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil.
Plato was a bore.
Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded.
In music, the passions enjoy themselves.
Idleness is the parent of psychology.
Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act.
It's easy to cry 'bug' when the truth is that you've got a complex system...