Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is not consolation. It is light... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Madness is rare in individuals - but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The future influences the present just as much as the past... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The doer alone learneth... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The lie is a condition of life... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

In praise there is more obtrusiveness than in blame... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

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... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

In the last analysis, even the best man is evil: in the last analysis, even the best woman is bad... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is blind.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many a bad night... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

It is good to express a thing twice right at the outset and so to give it a right foot and also a left one. Truth can surely stand on one leg, but with two it will be able to walk and get around... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

It says nothing against the ripeness of a spirit that it has a few worms... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Is man one of God's blunders? Or is God one of man's blunders?.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

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... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

One has to pay dearly for immortality.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

One may sometimes tell a lie, but the grimace that accompanies it tells the truth... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche