"In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Friedrich Nietzsche on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Friedrich Nietzsche on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Friedrich Nietzsche on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Friedrich Nietzsche on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Friedrich Nietzsche on Thomas Jefferson
"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."