Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad.
The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
I want to teach men the sense of their existence, which is the Superman, the lightning out of the dark cloud man.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.
My errors will point to thinking men the various roads, and will teach them the great art of treading on the brink of the precipice without falling into it.
If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose, after examination, the best customs in the world, each nation would certainly select its own.
Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the one who fares badly; and there is no prophet of the future for mortal men.
Opium teaches only one thing, which is that aside from physical suffering, there is nothing real.
Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination.
Don't get mad. Get everything!
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking.
Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.
And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will yes.
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
That all who have ever been born men from the beginning of creation, and are deceased, are either in heaven or in hell, follows from those things which have been said and shown in the preceding article, namely, that Heaven and Hell are from the human race.
The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime.