Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes:
Amazing Morality Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
While every noble morality develops from a triumphant affirmation of itself, slave morality from the outset says No to what is “outside,” what is “different,” what is “not itself”; and this No is its creative deed.
Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
All names of good and evil are images; they do not speak out, they only hint. He is a fool who seeks knowledge from them.
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes about Courage
You lack the courage to be consumed in flames and to become ashes: so you will never become new, and never young again!
It takes physical courage to indulge in wickedness. The “good” are too cowardly to do it.
Everyone becomes brave when he observes one who despairs.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
Education Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored.
The doer alone learneth.
Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes about Friendship
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Rejoicing in our joy, not suffering over our suffering, makes someone a friend.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes on God (Religion)
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.
The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.
The only excuse for God is that he doesn’t exist
In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
Inspirational Life Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes on Books
It was a subtle refinement of God to learn Greek when he wished to write a book – and that he did not learn it better.
A book calls for pen, ink, and a writing desk; today the rule is that pen, ink, and a writing desk call for a book.
We do not belong to those who only get their thought from books, or at the prompting of books, — it is our custom to think in the open air, walking, leaping, climbing, or dancing on lonesome mountains by preference, or close to the sea, where even the paths become thoughtful.
It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.
Absolute Truth Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
One does not want to be deceived, under the supposition that it is injurious, dangerous, or fatal to be deceived.
Very early in my life I took the question of the relation of art to truth seriously: even now I stand in holy dread in the face of this discordance. My first book was devoted to it. The Birth of Tragedy believes in art on the background of another belief
Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth…. Through words and concepts we shall never reach beyond the wall off relations, to some sort of fabulous primal ground of things.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Short Friedrich Nietzsche about Culture
The danger of our culture.- We belong to a period of which the culture is in danger of being destroyed by the appliances of culture.
The higher culture an individual attains, the less field there is left for mockery and scorn.
The Germans are incapable of any conception of greatness: proof Schumann.
Without meaning, without substance, without aim: a mere ‘public opinion’.
Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes on Self Esteem
One does not hate so long as one continues to rate low, but only when one has come to rate equal or higher.
What we do in dreams we also do when we are awake: we invent and fabricate the person with whom we associate-and immediately forget we have done so.
You never exist quite so much as when you are not thinking
Great Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes on Love
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.
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He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either.
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