Friedrich Nietzsche/nietzscheism

  • Friedrich Nietzsche/nietzscheism

    general opinion?

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    "Love is not consolation. It is light.

    It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

    One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.

    There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

    Poets are shameless with their experiences: they exploit them.

    A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

    If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.

    In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.

    Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.

    Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?

    It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.

    Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.

    Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.

    Success has always been a great liar.

    The lie is a condition of life.

    The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

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

    There are no facts, only interpretations.

    There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.

    This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver.

    To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.

    Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.

    We have art in order not to die of the truth.

    When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.

    We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.

    When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.

    Without music, life would be a mistake.

    And of course the 'uber quote' :

    'That which does not kill us makes us stronger'

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