Ultimately, nobody can get more out of things, including books that he already knows. For what one lacks access to from experience one will have no ear.
Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good
Wit is the epitaph of an emotion.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
The job of rearing a child consists of making conscious activities unconscious.
How poor the human mind would be without vanity! It resembles a well stocked and...
To be ashamed of one's immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose...
It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many...
Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the...
The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly...
It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms.
What can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness.
A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only...
Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves...
What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease...
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher...
Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
Here the ways of men part: if you wish to strive for peace of soul...
When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.
Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.