The holiday season is upon us, and social events will soon abound. Are you tired of the same inane chitter-chatter? Rev things up with one of Nietzsche’s quotes, which encompass many observations or complaints.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything.
Art is the proper task of life.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary.
I still live, I still think: I still have to live, for I still have to think.
In everything one thing is impossible: rationality.
One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.
Rejoicing in our joy, not suffering over our suffering, makes someone a friend.
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.