Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; 15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, philologist, and a Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history. He began his career as a classical philologist before turning to philosophy.

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For when you gaze long into the abyss. The abyss gazes also into you.

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Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.

DesireFriedrich Nietzsche
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Without music, life would be a mistake.

MusicFriedrich Nietzsche
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Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.

ThoughtsFriedrich Nietzsche
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Barriers and obstacles are stairs that we take to go up.

Ambition, Work & CarreerFriedrich Nietzsche
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People can't find their heart until they lose their head.

Heart, Mind vs. HeartFriedrich Nietzsche
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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.

BirthFriedrich Nietzsche
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To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.

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Who we are is but a stepping stone to what we can become.

MotivationFriedrich Nietzsche
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And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.

Music, Dancing, Hearing & ListeningFriedrich Nietzsche
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Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

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

MarriageFriedrich Nietzsche
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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Love, ReasonFriedrich Nietzsche
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We like to spend time in nature because it won't judge us.

Nature & EnvironmentFriedrich Nietzsche
 
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I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.

Lies, TrustFriedrich Nietzsche
 
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.

Art, ParisFriedrich Nietzsche
 
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The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.

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Asking someone to love you is the biggest form of arrogance.

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The secret for harvesting from existence the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment is - to live dangerously!

CourageFriedrich Nietzsche
 
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