logo
English German French
language
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Quote of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - To a Friend of Light If you...


Biography - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet and philologist.
Born: 1844 - Died: 1900
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Quote

To a Friend of Light
If you want to spare your eyes and your mind,
follow the sun from the shadows behind.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
À un ami de la lumière
Si tu ne veux pas user ton oeil et tes sens,
Reste dans l'ombre pour poursuivre le soleil !”

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Le gai savoir

German
An einen Lichtfreund
Willst du nicht Aug und Sinn ermatten,
Lauf auch der Sonne nach im Schatten!”

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Die fröhliche Wissenschaft




See also  

See also...



Quote
Hide your life and spread your spirit.”
Victor Hugo - Les rayons et les ombres

Quote
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at without winking.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims

Quote
Truth is like the sun. It casts light on everything but does not let itself stared at.”
Victor Hugo




Quotes

Quotes for: shadow:



Quotes for: shadow

Quote
Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”
Carl Gustav Jung
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Even a single hair casts a shadow.”
Publilius Syrus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Götz von Berlichingen
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.”
Leo Tolstoy
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”
William Shakespeare
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Men are the dreams of a shadow.”
Pindar
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote










Quotes

Quotes about light:



Quotes for: light

Quote
To love beauty is to see light.”
Victor Hugo
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.”
Jean Cocteau
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Götz von Berlichingen
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.”
Robert Green Ingersoll
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.”
Abbé Pierre
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote










Quotes

Quotes for: sun:



Quotes for: sun

Quote
It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.”

Arthur Rimbaud
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
The sun is new each day.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
Education is another sun to those who are educated.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
As the sun is the light of the day, so the soul is the light of the awakened body. As the moon is the light of the night, so is the soul the light of the sleeping body.”
Hildegard of Bingen - Causae et Curae
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
You must be very polite to the Earth
And to the sun”

Jacques Prévert
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote




Quote
The counsels of old age give light without heat, like the sun in winter.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote










Quotes

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche also said...




Quote
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
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
Become who you are!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
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.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
Let it not be your honor henceforth whence you come, but where you go!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote



Quote
One repays a teacher badly if one always remains only a pupil.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
facebook twitter google plus linkedin
Translations available
View quote










info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time.







Free | no spam