Friedrich Nietzsche

1844 - 1900

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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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on courage, evil, and life

The great epochs of our life come when we gain the courage to rechristen our evil as what is best in us.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Source: Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on death and god

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God is dead.

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 certainty, death, life, and soul

Death. The certain prospect of death could sweeten every life with a precious and fragrant drop of levity- and now you strange apothecary souls have turned it into an ill-tasting drop of poison that makes the whole of life repulsive.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on freedom

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What is the seal of attained freedom? -No longer being ashamed in front of oneself.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on joy, life, nobility, soul, and wishes

This is the manner of noble souls: they do not want to have anything for nothing; least of all, life. Whoever is of the mob wants to live for nothing; we others, however, to whom life gave itself, we always think about what we might best give in return...

One should not wish to enjoy where one does not give joy.

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 courage, enemies, friendship, generosity, good, and honesty

The good four. Honest with ourselves and with whatever is friend to us; courageous toward the enemy; generous toward the vanquished; polite-always that is how the four cardinal virtues want us.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on growth, temper, and wisdom

A gauge for wisdom.- The growth of wisdom may be gauged exactly by the diminution of ill-temper.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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