Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means - except by getting off his back.
Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.
An arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person's main task in life - becoming a better person.
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible.
In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.
And all people live, Not by reason of any care they have for themselves, But by the love for them that is in other people.
Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.