"In music the passions enjoy themselves."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Friedrich Nietzsche on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Friedrich Nietzsche on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Friedrich Nietzsche on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Friedrich Nietzsche on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Friedrich Nietzsche on Ray Charles
"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."