Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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

Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes
Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes
An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Before the effect one believes in different causes than one does after the effect.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
Friedrich Nietzsche

Every church is a stone on the grave of a god-man: it does not want him to rise up again under any circumstances.
Friedrich Nietzsche

For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his "divine service."
Friedrich Nietzsche

If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.
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.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Regarding life, the wisest men of all ages have judged alike: it is worthless.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of "eternity"; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book - what everyone else does not say in a book.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

There are various eyes. Even the Sphinx has eyes: and as a result there are various truths, and as a result there is no truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche

There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy together with what lies under it.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god?
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.
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.
Friedrich Nietzsche

When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.
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.
Friedrich Nietzsche
 
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