Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes (886 quotes)
“A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.”
The Portable Nietzsche (1977 edition), Penguin - ISBN: 9781440674198
“Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.”
Nietzsche: Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits (1996 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9780521567046
“After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.”
Ecce Homo (1888)
“All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.”
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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