Delightful Quotes. The Official God FAQ. 40 Belief-Shaking Remarks From a Ruthless Nonconformist. If there’s one thing Friedrich Nietzsche did well, it’s obliterate feel-good beliefs people have about themselves. He has been criticized for being a misanthrope, a subvert, a cynic and a pessimist, but I think these assessments are off the mark. I believe he only wanted human beings to be more honest with themselves. He did have a remarkable gift for aphorism — he once declared, “It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.” A hundred years after his death, Nietzsche retains his disturbing talent for turning a person’s worldview upside-down with one jarring remark. Even today his words remain controversial.
The Creative Intelligence Blog. Monday, September 20th, 2010 It’s short story time. This one’s by Leo Tolstoy, the writer every aspiring novelist should read. Daily, if possible. It’s called: ‘Three Questions’ and some of you may know it as it’s rather famous. Ricky Gervais... Obviously. FakeDinos1.jpg (JPEG Image, 462x600 pixels) 96336_700b.