"I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'"
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Friedrich Nietzsche on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Friedrich Nietzsche on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Friedrich Nietzsche on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Friedrich Nietzsche on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Friedrich Nietzsche on Oscar Wilde
"When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory."
"Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter."
"The doer alone learneth."
"The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."
"We have art in order not to die of the truth."
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