The best Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche

The best Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, prose poet, cultural critic, philologist, and composer, whose work has exerted a profound influence on contemporary philosophy. He began his career as a classical philologist before turning to philosophy.

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.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.
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Barriers and obstacles are stairs that we take to go up.
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People can't find their heart until they lose their head.
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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
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And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
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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.
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
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Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
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It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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We like to spend time in nature because it won't judge us.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
Asking someone to love you is the biggest form of arrogance.
The secret for harvesting from existence the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment is - to live dangerously!

Quotes about Friedrich Nietzsche

The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once wrote that when you look into the darkness of the abyss the abyss looks into you. Probably no other line or thought more inspires or informs my work.

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Songs are as sad as the listener.
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One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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You know what I did after I wrote my first novel? I shut up and wrote twenty-three more.
You can't patch a wounded soul with a Band-Aid.
Michael Connelly in The Black Echo
It's like you're homesick for a place that doesn't even exist.
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What is the most resilient parasite? Bacteria? A virus? An intestinal worm? An idea! Resilient, highly contagious. Once an idea has taken hold of the brain it's almost impossible to eradicate.
Cobb in Inception
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If believing in yourself and going after what you want in life and realising your worth is ruthless and selfish, then I'm definitely ruthless and selfish.
Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.
Zeus in Hercules
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The heart can be tough to change, but the mind can be tough to persuade.
Grand Pabbie in Frozen -
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Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
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Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
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Things can always be said later, but things can never be unheard.
Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."
Driss in Intouchables
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So you're single? In Paris? Now I'm even more jealous. I mean, your life is croissants and sex.
Madeline Wheeler in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 3
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Sometimes, strangers can become more like family than blood ever could.
It's the way it works: Love plus time minus distance equals hate.
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There are many people in the country today who, through no fault of their own, are sane. Some of them were born sane. Some of them became sane later in their lives.
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What began as a common desire to secure wilderness for people to enjoy, has become a worldwide movement to preserve these areas for future generations. They're a place to escape the burdens of everyday life and an inspiration for our children. They're a haven for endangered species and a hotbed for scientific research.
Our Great National Parks - Season 1 Episode 1
Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
There's no end to suspicion once you get going.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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