Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Quotes

393 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche quotes:

"In the mountains, the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that you must have long legs"
"There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy."
"The best friend will probably acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is founded on the talent for friendship"
"Belief means not wanting to know what is true"
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"Much that is dreadful and inhuman in history, much that one hardly likes to believe, is mitigated by the reflection that the one who commands and the one who carries out are different people. The former does not behold the sight and does not experience the strong impression on the imagination. The latter obeys a superior and therefore feels no responsibility for the acts."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"I conjure you, my brethren, to remain faithful to earth, and do not believe those who speak unto you of superterrestrial hopes! Poisoners they are, whether they know it or not"
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Believe Quotes
"The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly."
"Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler."
"Great intellects are skeptical"
"Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm"
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"I know my fate. One day there will be associated with my name the recollection of something frightful / of a crisis like no other before on earth, of the profoundest collision of conscience, of a decision evoked against everything that until then had been believed in, demanded, sanctified. I am not a man I am dynamite."
"All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses."
"One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too."
"The thought of suicide is a great source of comfort; with it a calm passage is to be made across many a bad night."
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Comfort Quotes
"Insanity in individuals is something rare, but in groups, parties, nations and epochs it is the rule"
Author: Nietzsche Quotes Category: Company Quotes
"There is not enough love and goodness in the world for us to be permitted to give any of it away to imaginary things."
"A high civilization is a pyramid: it can stand only on a broad base; its primary prerequisite is a strong and soundly consolidated mediocrity."
"The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time"
"For others do I wait...for higher ones, stronger ones, more triumphant ones, merrier ones, for such as are built squarely in body and soul: laughing lions must come."
"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

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