"The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind."
~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Zen Nerdist says: “A closed mind is a narrow gate where most of the potential life experiences get left behind.”(via zen-nerdist)
"Because it is fundamentally just our desire to be rid of an unpleasant uncertainty, we are not very particular about how we get rid of it: the first interpretation that explains the unknown in familiar terms feels so good that one ‘accepts it as true.’ We use the feeling of pleasure… as our criterion for truth."
Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols (via wilfordlauren)
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“I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses.” Friedrich Nietzsche
"Our deficiences are the eyes with which we behold the ideal."
Human All Too Human(via robbrownaswood)
"Everything is the same, nothing is worthwhile, the world is senseless, knowledge strangles."
Friedrich Neitzsche (via goodmorning-deer)
"Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood."
Friedrich Neitzsche (via samvandiest)
"We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the way in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us."
Friedrich Nietzsche (via ariayugen)
"Everything in the world displeases me: but, above all, my displeasure in everything displeases me."
Freidrich Neitzsche (via goodmorning-deer)
Fucking this lawl