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Friedrich Nietzsche
October 15, 1844 - August 25, 1900
Nationality: German
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: German Philosopher

Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.


In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.


Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.


It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.


You say it is the good cause that hallows even war? I say unto you: it is the good war that hallows any cause.


The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.


That which does not kill us makes us stronger.


Before the effect one believes in different causes than one does after the effect.


A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation.


The word "Christianity" is already a misunderstanding - in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.


Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend.


At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.


People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.


He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?


Wit is the epitaph of an emotion.


The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of "eternity"; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book - what everyone else does not say in a book.


Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.


There are slavish souls who carry their appreciation for favors done them so far that they strangle themselves with the rope of gratitude.


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


The lie is a condition of life.


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