Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

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... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

He who laughs best today, will also laughs last... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power, the will to power, power itself in man... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

We hear only those questions for which we are in a position to find answers... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

When one has a great deal to put into it a day has a hundred pockets... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

When one does away with oneself one does the most estimable thing possible: one thereby almost deserves to live... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

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... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Whatever is done for love always occurs beyond good and evil... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

When one has not had a good father, one must create one... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat?.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

What can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

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... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

What? You seek something? You wish to multiply yourself tenfold, a hundredfold? You seek followers? Seek zeros!.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Whoever has witnessed another's ideal becomes his inexorable judge and as it were his evil conscience... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

The press, the machine, the railway, the telegraph are premises whose thousand-year conclusion no one has yet dared to draw... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

You say it is the good cause that hallows even war? I say unto you: it is the good war that hallows any cause... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist... view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us.. view

By: Friedrich Nietzsche