I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.
The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.
No one dies of fatal truths nowadays: there are too many antidotes.
It is the evening that questions thus from within me.
Be careful when you cast out your demons that you don’t throw away the best of yourself.
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dari sekolah militer kehidupan: apa yang tidak membunuhku membuatku kuat
O my brothers, I dedicate and direct you to a new nobility: you shall become procreators and cultivators and sowers of the future — verily, not to a nobility that you might buy like shopkeepers and with shopkeepers’ gold: for whatever has its price has little value. Not whence you came shall henceforth constitute your...
Everything goes, everything comes back; eternally rolls the wheel of being. Everything dies, everything blossoms again; eternally runs the year of being. Everything breaks, everything is joined anew; eternally the same House of Being is built. Everything parts, everything greets every other thing again; eternally the ring of being remains faithful to itself. In every...
When virtue has slept, it will arise again all the fresher.
The Church today is more likely to alienate than to seduce…
Success has always been the greatest liar – and the “work” itself is a success; the great statesman, the conqueror, the discoverer is disguised by his creations, often beyond recognition; the “work,” whether of the artist or the philosopher, invents the man who has created it, who is supposed to have create it; “great men,”...
Our faith in others betrays that we would rather have faith in ourselves. Our longing for a friend is our betrayer. And often with our love we want merely to overcome envy. And often we attack and make ourselves enemies, to conceal that we are vulnerable.
It is the business of the very few to be independent; it is a privilege of the strong. And whoever attempts it, even with the best right, but without being OBLIGED to do so, proves that he is probably not only strong, but also daring beyond measure. He enters into a labyrinth, he multiplies a...
I and me are always too deeply in conversation: how could I endure it,if there were not a friend?The friend of the hermit is always the third one: the third one is the float which prevents the conversation of the two from sinking into the depth.
When the gratitude that many owe to one discards all modesty, then there is fame.
Your only problem, perhaps, is that you scream without letting yourself cry.
Freedom is the will to be responsible for ourselves.