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Friedrich Nietzsche quotes (60)

There are no facts only interpretations.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Fact

It is hard enough to remember my opinions without also remembering my reasons for them!
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Opinion

Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Knowledge

One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Contradict

Art is the proper task of life.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Art

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it you will be lonely often and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Indispensable

Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Impulse

Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Factory

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Ambition

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   Category: Conformity

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.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Age

If a man have a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Faith

The future influences the present just as much as the past.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Future

It is certainly not the least charm of a theory that it is refutable.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Idea

One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Death

Love is the state in which man sees things Most widely different from what they are.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Love

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of the truth than lies.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Certainty

He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Live

In heaven all the interesting people are missing.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Miss

Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Forget

Ah women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Woe

Better know nothing than half-know many things.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Know

There is not even enough religion in the world to destroy the worlds religions.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Religion

How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Endure

In music the passions enjoy themselves.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Music

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man but for this to endure it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Friendship

The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Exception

There cannot be a God because if there were one I could not believe that I was not He.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: God

And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Cynic

No one is such a liar as the indignant man.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Lever

And if you gaze for long into an abyss the abyss gazes also into you.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Abyss

In the mountains the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that one must have long legs. Aphorisms should be peaks.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Aphorism

Out of lifes school of war: What does not destroy me makes me stronger.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Destiny

Even a thought even a possibility can shatter us and transform us.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Possibility

If ye would go up high then use your own legs! Do not get yourselves carried aloft; do not seat yourselves on other peoples backs and heads!
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Status

Madness is rare in individuals but in groups parties nations and ages it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Madness

Two great European narcotics alcohol and Christianity.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Alcohol

All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Walk

When Zarathustra was alone ... he said to his heart: Could it be possible! This old saint in the forest hath not yet heard of it that God is dead!
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Unsorted

There are two things a real man likes danger and play. And he likes women because she is the most dangerous of playthings.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Man

To forget ones purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Purpose

People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false a gift confers no rights.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Rights

I tell you: one must have chaos in one to give birth to a dancing star. I tell you: you still have chaos in you.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Chaos

Woman was Gods second mistake.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Mistake

One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity ordinary actions to habit and mean actions to fear.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Action

The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets successfully through many a bad night.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Suicide

Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Bore

Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Instinct

On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Climb

Necessity is not an established fact but an interpretation.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Necessity

Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Danger

One must separate from anything that forces one to repeat No again and again.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: No

Life always gets harder toward the summit the cold increases responsibility increases.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Responsibility

Liberal institutions straightway cease from being liberal the moment they are soundly established: once this is attained no more grievous and more thorough enemies of freedom exist than liberal institutions.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Liberal

Of all that is written I love only what a person hath written with his blood.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Author

I conjure you my brethren to remain faithful to earth and do not believe those who speak unto you of super terrestrial hopes! Poisoners they are whether they know it or not.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Earth

Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Self

It is not the strengths but the durations of great sentiments that make great men.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Obligation

In revenge and in love woman is more barbarous than man.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Revenge

Nothing on earth consumes a man more quickly than the passion of resentment.
Friedrich Nietzsche   Category: Quick