Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes.

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

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

If you wish to understand a philosopher, do not ask what he says, but find out what he wants

Friedrich Nietzsche

Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves

Friedrich Nietzsche

There is one thing one has to have: either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art, and knowledge.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Virtues are dangerous as vices insofar as they are allowed to rule over one as authorities and not as qualities one develops oneself.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!

Friedrich Nietzsche

The same passions in man and woman nonetheless differ in tempo; hence man and woman do not cease misunderstanding one another.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.

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

Poets treat their experiences shamelessly; they exploit them

Friedrich Nietzsche

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