Beggars should be abolished entirely Verily, it is annoying to give to them and it is annoying not to give to them
I do not give alms I am not poor enough for that.
Not by wrath, but by laughter, do we kill. Come, let us kill the spirit of gravity
Pathetic attitudes are not in keeping with greatness
To take upon oneself not punishment, but guilt - that alone would be godlike
What is happiness The feeling that power increases - that resistance is being overcome
Precisely the least, the softest, lightest, a lizard's rustling, a breath, a flash, a moment - a little makes the way of the best happiness.
The formula for my happiness a Yes, a No, a straight line, a goal.
I should account as the foremost musician one who knew only the sadness of the most profound happiness, and no other sadness at all.
Woman learns how to hate in proportion as she forgets how to charm.
One does not hate as long as one has a low esteem of someone, but only when one esteems him as an equal or a superior.
Joyous distrust is a sign of health. Everything absolute belongs to pathology.
Your god is dead and only the ignorant weep. And if you claim there is a hell, then we shall meet there
What you want is fameThen note the priceAll claimTo honor you must sacrifice.
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man
Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of man
Idleness is the parent of all psychology
The great lie about immortality destroys every kind of reason, every kind of naturalness in the instincts.
I know of no better life purpose than to perish in attempting the great and the impossible. . . .
Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful
Insanity in individuals is something rare, but in groups, parties, nations and epochs it is the rule
That which does not kill me makes me stronger.
What doesn't kill us makes us stronger.
There is no knowledge of true being. The world is fundamentally in a state of becoming.
Those who are slow to know suppose that slowness is the essence of knowledge