Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Quotes


393 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche quotes:



"Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes Escape Quotes
"Whoever does not know how to lay his will into things at least lays some meaning into them - that means he has the faith that they already obey some will"
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"All idealism is falsehood in the face of necessity"
"If a woman seeks education it is probably because her sexual apparatus is malfunctioning"
"Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'."
"We find nothing easier than being wise, patient, superior. We drip with the oil of forbearance and sympathy, we are absurdly just, we forgive everything. For that very reason we ought to discipline ourselves a little; for that very reason we ought to cultivate a little emotion, a little emotional vice, from time to time. It may be hard for us; and among ourselves we may perhaps laugh at the appearance we thus present. But what of that! We no longer have any other mode of self-overcoming available to us: this is our asceticism, our penance."
"Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil."
"I teach you the Superman. Man is something that should be overcome."
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: German Philosopher Quotes Function Quotes
"All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values."
"It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book."
"In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule."
"In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad."
"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you."
"If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you."
"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."
"Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man."
"We hear only those questions for which we are in a position to find answers."
"The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently."
"He who has a strong enough why can bear almost any how."



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