191 (one hundred and ninety-one) Quotations by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
As regards the celebrated struggle for life, it seems to me for the present to have been rather asserted than proved. It does occur, but as the exception; the general aspect of life is not hunger and distress, but rather wealth, luxury, even absurd prodigality - where there is a struggle it is a struggle for power.
All great love is even above all its pity: for it still wants to create the beloved.
All names of good and evil are parables; they do not define, they merely hint. A fool is he who wants knowledge of them!
All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
Altered opinions do not alter a man's character (or do so very little); but they do illuminate individual aspects of the constellation of his personality which with a different constellation of opinions had hitherto remained dark and unrecognizable.
An altruistic morality - a morality in which self-interest wilts away - remains a bad sign under all circumstances. This is true of individuals; it is particularly true of nations. The best is lacking when self-interest begins to be lacking. Instinctively to choose what is harmful for oneself, to feel attracted by disinterested motives, that is virtually the formula of decadence.
And do you know what the world is to me? A monster of energy, without beginning, without end, that does not expend itself but only transforms itself, as a becoming that knows no satiety, no weariness.
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