Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.

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I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.

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Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.

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Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.

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If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her

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The doer alone learneth.

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Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.

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If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.

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Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.

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Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises.

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When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art.

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Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?

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When one has not had a good father, one must create one.

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