Friedrich Nietzsche, fully Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Friedrich
Nietzsche, fully Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
1844
1900

German Philosopher and Classical Philologist,wrote critical texts on Religion, Morality, Contemporary Culture, Philosophy and Science, most influential in Existentialism and Post-Modernism

Author Quotes

Men after death... are understood worse than men of the moment, but heard better.

The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.

In disrespecting, we show that we still maintain a sense of respect.

No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.

The will to truth is merely the longing for a stable world.

In music the passions enjoy themselves.

No victor believes in chance.

There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.

In order to acquire intellect one must need it. One loses it when it is no longer necessary.

On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.

There are no facts, only interpretations.

Every fact and every work exercises a fresh persuasion over every age and every new species of man.

In reality, hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs man's torments.

One finds in art the means whereby he may rejoice in his nature, another the means whereby he may temporarily overcome and escape from his nature. In accordance with these two needs, there are two kinds of art and artist.

There are questions whose truth or untruth cannot be decided by man; all the supreme questions, all the supreme problems of value are beyond human reason... To grasp the limits of reason - only this is true philosophy.

Cause and effect: such a duality probably never occurs - in reality there lies before us a continuum out of which we isolate a couple of pieces.

Civilization aims at making all good things... accessible even to cowards.

Contentment preserves one from catching cold. Has a woman who knew that she was well dressed ever caught a cold? No, not even when she had scarcely a rag on her back.

Author Picture
First Name
Friedrich
Last Name
Nietzsche, fully Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Birth Date
1844
Death Date
1900
Bio

German Philosopher and Classical Philologist,wrote critical texts on Religion, Morality, Contemporary Culture, Philosophy and Science, most influential in Existentialism and Post-Modernism