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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Challenging the very foundations of Christianity and traditional morality, this late 19th century philosopher espoused his beliefs in life, creativity and the realities of the world we live in rather than the world beyond that no one could see. His work has inspired a number of figures over the years since, notably novelists, painters, psychologists, philosophers and social revolutionaries…

Date of Birth: October 15, 1844
Date of Death: August 25, 1900


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"What doesn't kill us makes us stronger." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Ecce Homo (1888) Actually more accurately translated as "What does not kill him, makes him stronger," but is often paraphrased as the quote listed. Add Category or Author

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"Of all writings I love only that which is written with blood. Write with blood: and you will discover that blood is spirit." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"In heaven all the interesting people are missing." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
As quoted in The Greatest Quotations of All-Time, (2010) pg. 297 Add Category or Author

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"The thousand mysteries around us would not trouble but interest us, if only we had cheerful, healthy hearts." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Women are quite capable of entering into a friendship with a man, but to keep it going that takes a little physical antipathy as well." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"It quite often happens that the old man is subject to the delusion of a great moral renewal and rebirth, and from this experience he passes judgments on the work and course of his life, as if he had only now become clear-sighted; and yet the inspiration behind this feeling of well-being and these confident judgements is not wisdom, but weariness ." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us" Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Like tourists huffing and puffing to reach the peak we forget the view on the way up" Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Smooth iceis paradisefor those who dance with expertise." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"In order to acquire intellect one must need it. One loses it when it is no longer necessary." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"When one has not had a good father, one must create one." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"When we have to change our minds about a person, we hold the inconvenience he causes us very much against him." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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"Reckoned physiologically, everything ugly weakens and afflicts man. It recalls decay, danger, impotence; he actually suffers a loss of energy in its presence. The effect of the ugly can be measured with a dynamometer. Whenever man feels in any way depressed, he senses the proximity of something ''ugly.'' His feeling of power, his will to power, his courage, his pride -- they decline with the ugly, they increase with the beautiful." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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