And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
Is not life a hundred times too short to bore ourselves?
I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
Love is not consolation. It is light.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Even a thought, even a possibility, can shatter us and transform us.
The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Live in danger. Build your cities on the slopes of Vesuvius.
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
In music the passions enjoy themselves.
Man is a rope stretched between the animal and the Superman - a rope over an abyss.
To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.
Wit is the epitaph of an emotion.
To give style to one's character - a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weaknesses delight the eye.
One does not know - cannot know - the best that is in one.
All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.