He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises.
It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.
God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. Yet his shadow still looms. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our knives; who will wipe this blood off us? What water is there for us to clean ourselves?
Whoever does not have a good father should procure one.
There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.
The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer.
One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth.
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.