No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.
We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.
What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power, the will to power, power itself in man.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything.
Nothing is so beautiful as spring – when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive.
Women are at once the guardians and the well-spring of the world’s faith, morality, and tenderness; and if ever they are degraded to a commonplace level with men, this fine essential quality will be impaired, and their weakness will have to beg and follow where now it guides and controls.
He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.
Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.
Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.