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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Quotes


393 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche quotes:



"It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies."
"Perhaps I know why it is man alone who laughs: He alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter."
"Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent."
"The abdomen is the reason why man does not readily take himself to be a god."
"The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition."
"The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception."
"There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy together with what lies under it."
"Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god?"
"What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame."
"Whoever feels predestined to see and not to believe will find all believers too noisy and pushy: he guards against them."
"Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth."
"Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was non-existent. It is thus with all guilt."
"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."
"I fear we are not getting rid of God because we still believe in grammar."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: God Quotes
"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
"We, the generous and rich in spirit, who stand at the sides of the streets like open fountains and would hinder no one drinking from us. . . ."
"The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters"
"From what you would know and measure, you must take leave, at least for a time. Only after having left town, you see how high its towers rise above the houses ."
"The philosopher believes that the value of his philosophy lies in the whole, in the building: posterity discovers it in the bricks with which he built and which are then often used again for better building: in the fact, that is to say, that building can be destroyed and nonetheless possess value as material."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Philosophers And Philosophy Quotes Introspection Quotes
"The significance of language for the evolution of culture lies in this, that mankind set up in language a separate world beside the other world, a place it took to be so firmly set that, standing upon it, it could lift the rest of the world off its hinges and make itself master of it. To the extent that man has for long ages believed in the concepts and names of things as in aeternae veritates he has appropriated to himself that pride by which he raised himself above the animal: he really thought that in language he possessed knowledge of the world."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Language Quotes



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