Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Quotes


393 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche quotes:



"Again and again I am brought up against it, and again and again I resist it: I don't want to believe it, even though it is almost palpable: the vast majority lack an intellectual conscience; indeed, it often seems to me that to demand such a thing is to be in the most populous cities as solitary as in the desert."
"It is easier to cope with a bad conscience than with a bad reputation."
"All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses."
"If we train our conscience, it kisses us while it hurts us."
"In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him."
"Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies."
"One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too."
"One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly."
"The thirst for equality can express itself either as a desire to draw everyone down to one's level, or to raise oneself and everyone else up."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience."
"Not necessity, not desire /no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything /health, food, a place to live, entertainment /they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"The broad effects which can be obtained by punishment in man and beast, are the increase of fear, the sharpening of the sense of cunning, the mastery of the desires; so it is that punishment tames man, but does not make him "better."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"A man who has depths in his shame meets his destiny and his delicate decisions upon paths which few ever reach . . . ."
"Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today"
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Destiny Quotes
"The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!"
"The will to truth! That will which is yet to seduce us into many a venture, that famous truthfulness of which all philosophers up to this time have spoken reverently -- think what questions this will to truth has posed for us! What strange, wicked, questionable question!"
"The will to overcome a passion is in the end merely the will of another or several other passions"
"About sacrifice and the offering of sacrifices, sacrificial animals think quite differently from those who look on: but they have never been allowed to have their say."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"I fear animals regard man as a creature of their own kind which has in a highly dangerous fashion lost its healthy animal reason -- as the mad animal, as the laughing animal, as the weeping animal, as the unhappy animal."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive."



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