It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. -Friedrich Nietzsche
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. -Friedrich Nietzsche
Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. -Friedrich Nietzsche
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. -Friedrich Nietzsche
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. -Friedrich Nietzsche
The means by which Julius Caesar defended himself against sickliness and headaches: tremendous marches, the most frugal way of life, uninterrupted sojourn in the open air, continuous exertion—these are, in general, the universal rules of preservation and protection against the extreme vulnerability of that subtle machine, working under the highest pressure, which we call genius.
— Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols