Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes (678 quotes)
“Art furnishes us with eyes and hands and above all the good conscience to be able to turn ourselves into such a phenomenon.”
The Gay Science (1882)
“The secret for harvesting from existence the greatest fruitfullness and the greatest enjoyment is—to live dangerously!”
The Gay Science Book 4, sec. 283 (1882) (translated by Walter Kaufmann)
“God is dead, but given the way of men, there may still be caves for thousands of years in which his shadow will be shown.—And we—we still have to vanquish his shadow, too.”
The Gay Science Book 3, sec. 108 (1882) (translated by Walter Kaufmann)
“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.”
Basic Writings of Nietzsche (2011 edition), Modern Library - ISBN: 9780307786791
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsFriedrich Nietzsche
Born: October 15, 1844
Died: August 25, 1900 (aged 55)
Bio: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philosopher, poet, cultural critic and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism.
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