"Every man has his price." This is not true. But for every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing. To win over certain people to something, it is only necessary to give it a gloss of love of humanity, nobility, gentleness, self-sacrifice - and there is nothing you cannot get them to swallow. To their souls, these are the icing, the tidbit; other kinds of souls have others.

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A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

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A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows us that faith proves nothing.

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A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all. The Gay Science section 41

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All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.

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All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.

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Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt.

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At the bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique human 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.

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At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.

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Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!

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