20+ Friedric Nietzsche Quotes for You
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was born in Röcken bei Lützen, a small village in Prussia (part of present-day Germany) on October 15, 1844.
“The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, gratitude”Friedric Nietzsche
“Art raises its head where creeds relax..”Friedric Nietzsche
He had a relatively brief but brilliant career where he published many outstanding works like Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Beyond Good and Evil, The Genealogy of Morals, and Twilight of the Idols. His writings inspired numerous writers and thinkers of the 20th century on morality and individuality in contemporary civilization.
“All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.”Friedric Nietzsche
“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”Friedric Nietzsche
His philosophies were mainly based on pragmatism, self- perfection through the creative drive, and will power to convert an ordinary situation to your benefit.
“Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.”Friedric Nietzsche
“One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.”Friedric Nietzsche
His theories of “God is dead” deemed a rejection to absolute surrender for any religion and “Übermensch,” where an individual can exist beyond conventional categories of evil and good.
“No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.”Friedric Nietzsche
“The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.”Friedric Nietzsche
However, the misleading and selective use of some of his work was used by the Nazi Party during the World War to justify their actions, which darkened his reputation for future audiences. He died of insanity on August 25, 1900.
“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”Friedric Nietzsche
“Blessed are the forgetful, for they get the better even of their blunders.”Friedric Nietzsche
“If there is something to pardon in everything, there is also something to condemn.”Friedric Nietzsche
“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”Friedric Nietzsche
“Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.”Friedric Nietzsche
“Is the world really beautified by the fact that man thinks it beautiful? He has humanized it, that is all.”Friedric Nietzsche
“What really arouses indignation against suffering is not suffering as such but the senselessness of suffering..”Friedric Nietzsche
“Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.”Friedric Nietzsche
“Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.”Friedric Nietzsche
“The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.”Friedric Nietzsche
“The ‘kingdom of Heaven’ is a condition of the heart – not something that comes ‘upon the earth’ or ‘after death.'”Friedric Nietzsche
“One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive.”Friedric Nietzsche
“You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.”Friedric Nietzsche
“The word ‘Christianity’ is already a misunderstanding – in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.”Friedric Nietzsche
“Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life. The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.”Friedric Nietzsche
“There are no moral phenomena at all, but only a moral interpretation of phenomena.”Friedric Nietzsche
“There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.”Friedric Nietzsche