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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

Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.




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Translation

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German
Reife des Mannes: das heisst den Ernst wiedergefunden haben, den man als Kind hatte, beim Spiel.

French
Maturité de l’homme : retrouver le sérieux qu’il mettait au jeu, étant enfant.




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Wisdom leads us back to childhood.

For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.

My work is a game, a very serious game.

This is the real secret of life: to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now, and instead of calling it "work", realize that this is play.




Quotes for: childhood


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Quotes about childhood:


Those who cannot remember clearly their own childhood are poor educators.
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It is perhaps childhood that comes closest to one's 'real life'.
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The first sigh of childhood is for liberty.
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We are of our childhood as we are from a country.
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The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood.
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What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
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It is a wise father that knows his own child.
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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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