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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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Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche




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Quotes about health:



Quotes for: health

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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Health is the primary duty of life.”
Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest
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Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.”
Karl Marx
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Avoid lawsuits beyond all things they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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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
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They succeed, because they think they can.”
Publius Vergilius Maro
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Knowledge is power.”
Francis Bacon
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.”
Bertrand Russell
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Quotes for: Desire

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Desire is the essence of a man.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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My third maxim was to try always to conquer myself rather than fortune, and to alter my desires rather than change the order of the world.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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This is that human freedom, which all boast that they possess, and which consists solely in the fact, that men are conscious of their own desire, but are ignorant of the causes whereby that desire has been determined.”
Baruch Spinoza
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A clever man ought to so regulate his interests that each will fall in due order. Our greediness so often troubles us, making us run after so many things at the same time, that while we too eagerly look after the least we miss the greatest.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Article XVII – Property being an inviolable and sacred right, no one can be deprived of private usage, if it is not when the public necessity, legally noted, evidently requires it, and under the condition of a just and prior indemnity.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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The necessity of pursuing true Happiness is the foundation of liberty.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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A wise man never refuses anything to necessity.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Necessity delivers us from the embarrassment of choice.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.”
Hannah Arendt
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Necessity never made a good bargain.”
Benjamin Franklin
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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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