Friedrich Nietzsche

1844 - 1900

A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on superman, growth, followers, student, teacher, and learning

A light has dawned for me: I need companions, living ones, not dead companions and corpses which I carry with me wherever I wish. But I need living companions who follow me because they want to follow themselves— and who want to go where I want to go.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Source: Thus Spoke Zarathustra

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on body, self, wisdom, listen, reason, wise, and sage

Behind your thoughts and feelings, my brother, there stands a mighty ruler. an unknown sage - whose name is self. In yourt body he dwells; he is your body. There is more reason in your body than in your best wisdom.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Source: Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None (Modern Library)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on compassion, giving, sun, and riches

From the Sun I learned this: when he goes down, overrich; he pours gold into the sea out of inexhaustible riches, so that even the poorest fisherman still rows with golden oars. For this I once saw and I did not tire of my tears as I watched it.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Source: Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None (Modern Library)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on feeling and men

Not the intensity but the duration of high feelings makes high men.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on aim and genius

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What is Genius?- To aspire to a lofty aim and to will the means to that aim.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Never Forget!- The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on corruption and youth

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher regard those who think alike than those who think differently.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on boredom and life

Is not life a hundred times too short to bore ourselves?

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

He who cannot command himself should obey. And many can command themselves, but much is still lacking before they can obey themselves.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Source: Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on goals, hope, plant, time, uberman, and man

I teach you the Uberman. Man is something that shall be overcome. What have you done to overcome him? ... The time has come for man to set himself a goal. The time has come to plant the seed to his highest hope.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Source: Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None

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