Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

German poet and philosopher

Lived from: 1844-1900

Category: Philosophers | Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Friedrich Nietzsche

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    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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    Fear is the mother of morality.
    Original: Die Furcht ist die Mutter der Moral.
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    For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.
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    For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.
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    He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.
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    He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self-despiser.
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    He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life.
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    How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
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    I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
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    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.''
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    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.
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    I fear we are not getting rid of God because we still believe in grammar.
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    I love those who do not know how to live for today.
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    I teach you the Superman. Man is something that should be overcome.
    Original: Ich lehre euch den Übermenschen. Der Mensch ist Etwas das überwunden werden soll.
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    If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.