20 Quotes of Friedrich Nietzsche


“When one has not had a good father, one must create one.”
“We ought to face our destiny with courage.”
“Deeds need time, even after they are done, in order to be seen or heard.’
“One sticks to an opinion because he prides himself on having come to it on his own, and another because he has taken great pains to learn it and is proud to have grasped it: and so both do so out of vanity.”
“Companions the creator seeks, not corpses, not herds and believers. Fellow creators the creator seeks — those who write new values on new tablets. Companions the creator seeks, and fellow harvesters; for everything about him is ripe for the harvest.”
“Come, let us kill the spirit of gravity!”
“Every word is a prejudice.”
“You say ‘I’ and you are proud of this word. But greater than this- although you will not believe in it – is your body and its great intelligence, which does not say ‘I’ but performs ‘I’.”
“Only Individuals have a sense of responsibility.”
“Knowledge kills action; action requires the veils of illusion.”
“He who fights too long against dragons becomes a dragon himself; and if you gaze too long into the abyss, the abyss will gaze into you.”
“We labour at our daily work more ardently and thoughtlessly than is necessary to sustain our life because it is even more necessary not to have leisure to stop and think. Haste is universal because everyone is in flight from himself.”


“Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today.”
“The advantage of a bad memory is that one can enjoy the same good things for the first time several times.”
“No one talks more passionately about his rights than he who in the depths of his soul doubts whether he has any. By enlisting passion on his side he wants to stifle his reason and its doubts: thus he will acquire a good conscience and with it success among his fellow men.”
“Many a man fails to become a thinker only because his memory is too good.”
“In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain: either you will get up higher today or you will exercise your strength so as to be able to get up higher tomorrow.”
“Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.”
“Philosophy is not suited for the masses, what they need is holiness.”
“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

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