Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche (Philosopher/German).

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We hear only those questions for which we are in a position to find answers.
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The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer.
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All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
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Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
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He who laughs best today, will also laughs last.
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The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions.
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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
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We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.
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Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities.
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He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
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The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
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Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
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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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Is Wagner a human being at all? Is he not rather a disease? He contaminates everything he touches - he has made music sick.
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Before the effect one believes in different causes than one does after the effect.
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Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.
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Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god?
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Rejoicing in our joy, not suffering over our suffering, makes someone a friend.
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Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
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In the last analysis, even the best man is evil: in the last analysis, even the best woman is bad.
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The abdomen is the reason why man does not readily take himself to be a god.
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In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.
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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.
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I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
• Friedrich Nietzsche

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