Friedrich-Nietzsche Quotes

Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
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.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The lie is a condition of life.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
In Heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.
Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
Sometimes we owe a friend to the lucky circumstance that we give him no cause for envy.
A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
A joke is an epigram on the death of a feeling.
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.
Better know nothing than half-know many things.

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