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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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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

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And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche




Translation  

Translation

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German
Und verloren sei uns der Tag, wo nicht Ein Mal getanzt wurde! Und falsch heisse uns jede Wahrheit, bei der es nicht Ein Gelächter gab!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

French
Que soit perdu pour nous le jour où l'on n'aurait pas au moins une fois dansé. Que soit appelée fausse pour nous toute vérité où il n'y aurait pas un éclat de rire !”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche




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What forbids me from telling the truth with a laugh?”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus

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Some subjects are so serious that one can only joke about them. ”
Niels Bohr




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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
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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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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”
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The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.”
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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
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The language of truth is simple.”
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Quotes for: laughter:


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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.”
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
Richard Phillips Feynman
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A day without laughter is a day wasted.”
Charlie Chaplin
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To laugh is proper to man.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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Quotes for: dance:


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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.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
Alan Watts
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.”
Marcus Aurelius
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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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.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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Let it not be your honor henceforth whence you come, but where you go!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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One repays a teacher badly if one always remains only a pupil.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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