I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, composer, and Latin and Greek scholar.

His work, which drew on philosophy, religion, cultural theory, art, and science, has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history.