In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
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.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
For truth to tell, dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education: dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with pen- that one must learn how to write – Friedrich Nietzsche
The drive toward the formation of metaphors is the fundamental human drive, which one cannot for a single instant dispense with in thought, for one would thereby dispense with man himself. – Friedrich Nietzsche
We are unknown to ourselves, we men of knowledge – and with good reason. We have never sought ourselves – how could it happen that we should ever find ourselves? It has rightly been said: “Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also”; our treasure is where the beehives of our knowledge are. […]
Art is the proper task of life. – Friedrich Nietzsche
Language as putative science. – The significance of language for the evolution of culture lies in this, that mankind set up in language a separate world beside the other world, a place it took to be so firmly set that, standing upon it, it could lift the rest of the world off its hinges and […]
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. – Friedrich Nietzsche