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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

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.'



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French
Je ne saurais pas ce que l’esprit d’un philosophe pourrait désirer de meilleur que d’être un bon danseur. Car la danse est son idéal, son art particulier, et finalement aussi sa seule piété, son « culte »…

German
Ich wüßte nicht, was der Geist eines Philosophen mehr zu sein wünschte, als ein guter Tänzer. Der Tanz nämlich ist sein Ideal, auch seine Kunst, zuletzt auch seine einzige Frömmigkeit, sein »Gottesdienst«...




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Quotes for: art


Quotes

Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.





A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.











Quotes for: philosopher


Quotes

Quotes for: philosopher


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.





Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.





The beard does not make the philosopher.
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Be a philosopher; but, amidst all your philosophy, be still a man.





The philosopher should never forget that he is cultivating an art and not a science.





The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.











Quotes for: dance


Quotes

Quotes for: dance


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.





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.”





Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.





One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.





When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep.











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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche also said...




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.





All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;





Let it not be your honor henceforth whence you come, but where you go!





Become who you are!





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.”





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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