Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Faith: not *wanting* to know what is true.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
Friedrich Nietzsche

The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The higher a man gets, the smaller he seems to those who cannot fly.
Friedrich Nietzsche
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
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Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
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He who despises himself esteems himself as a self - Despiser.
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He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self - Despiser.
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Jesus died too soon. If he had lived to my age he would have repudiated his doctrine.
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He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
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Maturity consists in having rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.
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If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.
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Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
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Morality is the greatest of all tools for leading mankind by the nose.
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It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
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Insanity in individuals is something rare - But in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do??
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When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets.
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Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health everything unconditional belongs in pathology.
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Man is more ape than many of the apes.
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That which is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.
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Convictions are the more dangerous enemy of truth than lies.
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How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.
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In heaven all the interesting people are missing.
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A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows us that faith proves nothing.
Friedrich Nietzsche
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them.
Friedrich Nietzsche
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.
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On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
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The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
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Hope in reality is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of man.
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Blessed are the forgetful, for they get the best even of their blunders.
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A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
Friedrich Nietzsche
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.
Friedrich Nietzsche