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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

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Vielleicht weiß ich am besten, warum der Mensch allein lacht: er allein leidet so tief, daß er das Lachen erfinden mußte.

French
Peut-être sais-je pourquoi l'homme seul rit. Lui seul souffre si profondément qu'il a dû inventer le rire.




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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.




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Quotes for: laughter


The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.
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A day without laughter is a day wasted.
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
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To laugh is proper to man.
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Earth laughs in flowers.
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Quotes for: pain


Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.
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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.
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Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears.
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I have only one passion, that for light, in the name of humanity which has suffered so much and which has the right to happiness.
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No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
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Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
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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.
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All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;
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Become who you are!
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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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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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Let it not be your honor henceforth whence you come, but where you go!
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