Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Quotes

393 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche quotes:

"The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception."
"There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths."
"There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude."
"There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth."
"There is a rollicking kindness that looks like malice."
"There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy together with what lies under it."
"Those who cannot understand how to put their thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of debate."
"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 can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness."
"What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat?"
"What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame."
"Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises."
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."
"Whoever feels predestined to see and not to believe will find all believers too noisy and pushy: he guards against them."
"Whoever has witnessed another's ideal becomes his inexorable judge and as it were his evil conscience."
"Wit is the epitaph of an emotion."
"Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth."
"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. . . ."
"Even today a crude sort of persecution is all that is required to create an honorable name for any sect, no matter how indifferent in itself."
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"Man is no longer an artist, he has become a work of art."

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