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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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Biography : German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet and philologist.
Born: 1844 - Died: 1900
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Germany
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The best way to begin each day well is to think upon awakening whether we could not give at least one person pleasure on this day.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Human, All Too Human
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All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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Become who you are!
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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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.
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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.

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Let it not be your honor henceforth whence you come, but where you go!
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One repays a teacher badly if one always remains only a pupil.
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My happiness should justify existence itself!
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One thing is needful. - To "give style" to one's character.
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What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.
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On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
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Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil
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The higher we rise, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Dawn
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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
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That which does not kill me makes me stronger.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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... but we want to be the poets of our life—first of all in the smallest, most everyday matters.
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And life itself confided this secret to me: "Behold," it said, "I am that which must always overcome itself.
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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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The ignoble nature is distinguished by the fact that it keeps its advantage steadily in view, and that this thought of the end and advantage is even stronger than its strongest impulse.
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Knowledge kills action; action requires the veils of illusion
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Man is a rope, tied between beast and overman - a rope over an abyss.
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The mother of excess is not joy but joylessness.
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But in the loneliest desert the second metamorphosis occurs: the spirit here becomes a lion; it wants to capture freedom and be lord in its own desert.
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But in the loneliest desert the second metamorphosis occurs: the spirit here becomes a lion; it wants to capture freedom and be lord in its own desert.

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Beware of spitting against the wind!
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We are so fond of being out among Nature, because it has no opinions about us.
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Since I grew tired of the chase
And search, I learned to find;
And since the wind blows in my face,
I sail with every wind.

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Men press towards the light, not so as to see better, but so as to shine better.
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Those Greeks were superficial – out of profundity!
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