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"Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs: He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter."

"In heaven, all the interesting people are missing."

"The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude."
Art

"If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn."
Forgiveness

"There are no facts, only interpretations."

"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."

"And be on they guard against the good and the just! They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue - they hate the lonesome ones."

"Only sick music makes money today."

"Without music, life would be a mistake."
Music

"We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving."

"Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'."

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

"Woman was God's second mistake."

"Enduring habits I hate... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits."

"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how."
Life

"At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time."

"When one has a great deal to put into it a day has a hundred pockets."

"To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Death of one's own free choice, death at the proper time, with a clear head and with joyfulness, consummated in the midst of children and witnesses: so that an actual leave-taking is possible while he who is leaving is still there."
Death

"Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal."

"Precisely the least, the softest, lightest, a lizard's rustling, a breath, a flash, a moment - a little makes the way of the best happiness."

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