"Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Friedrich Nietzsche on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Friedrich Nietzsche on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Friedrich Nietzsche on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Friedrich Nietzsche on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Friedrich Nietzsche on Booker T. Washington
"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."