Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Quotes


393 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche quotes:



"The great epochs of our life come when we gain the courage to rechristen our evil as what is best in us."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"What a time experiences as evil is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good-the atavism of a more ancient ideal."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"What is evil? Whatever springs from weakness."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Ethics Quotes
"To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult."
"If a man have a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism"
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Faith 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
"Only the most acute and active animals are capable of boredom. -- A theme for a great poet would be God's boredom on the seventh day of creation."
"We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once."
"I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his ''divine service.''"
"I would believe only in a God that knows how to Dance."
"Lift up your hearts, you good dancers, high! higher! And do not forget the good laughter!"
"How is freedom measured, in individuals as in nations? By the resistance which has to be overcome, by the effort it costs to stay aloft. One would have to seek the highest type of free man where the greatest resistance is constantly being overcome: five steps from tyranny, near the threshold of the danger of servitude."
"The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything."
"Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!"
"The man loves danger and sport. That is why he loves woman, the most dangerous of all sports."
"The sick are the greatest danger for the healthy; it is not from the strongest that harm comes to the strong, but from the weakest."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to liver dangerously."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"Love is a state in which a man sees things most decidedly as the are not."
"Cynicism is the only form in which base souls approach honesty."



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