That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god?
The most dangerous physicians are those who can act in perfect mimicry of the born physician.
Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had.
The architect represents neither a Dionysian nor an Apollinian condition here it is the mighty act of will, the will which moves mountains, the intoxication of the strong will, which demands artistic expression.
What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat?
The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions.
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them.
One does not know cannot know the best that is in one.
The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
The anarchist and the Christian have a common origin.
If you believed more in life you would fling yourself less to the moment.
One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.
The idealist is incorrigible if he is thrown out of his heaven he makes an ideal of his hell.
Art raises its head where creeds relax.
When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets.
If we have our own why of life, we can bear almost any how.
What really raises one's indignation against suffering is not suffering intrinsically, but the senselessness of suffering.
Many a man fails to become a thinker for the sole reason that his memory is too good.
Lao Tzu - Jean-Paul Sartre - Protagoras - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - Michel de Montaigne - Mencius - Maimonides - Epicurus - Anaxagoras - Amartya Sen