Quotations / Friedrich Nietzsche

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336 Quotations of Friedrich Nietzsche.



281. To give style to one's character -- a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness ...

282. To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; u ...

283. Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.

284. Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment ...

285. Valuing history beyond a certain point damages and degrades life.

286. War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the woun ...

287. We are always in our own company.

288. We are franker towards others than towards ourselves.

289. We are terrified by the idea of being terrified.

290. We do not place especial value on the possession of a virtue until we notice its total absence in our opponent.

291. We find nothing easier than being wise, patient, superior. We drip with the oil of forbearance and sympathy, we are absurdly just, we forgiv ...

292. We have art in order not to die of the truth.

293. We have no organ at all for knowledge, for "truth": we "know" (or believe or imagine) precisely as much as may be useful in the interest of ...

294. We must be physicists in order to be creative since so far codes of values and ideals have been constructed in ignorance of physics or even ...

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

296. We operate with nothing but things which do not exist, with lines, planes, bodies, atoms, divisible time, divisible space -- how should expl ...

297. We ought to face our destiny with courage.

298. We ought to fear a man who hates himself, for we are at risk of becoming victims of his anger and revenge. Let us then try to lure him into ...

299. What a time experiences as evil, is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good--the atavism of a more ancient ideal.

300. What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do…?

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