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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Quote of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Knowledge kills action; action requires the...


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

Quote

Knowledge kills action; action requires the veils of illusion
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La connaissance tue l'action: pour agir, il faut que les yeux se voilent d'un bandeau d'illusion.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

German
Die Erkenntnis tötet das Handeln, zum Handeln gehört das Umschleiertsein durch die Illusion.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche




See also  

See also...



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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections

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They succeed, because they think they can.”
Publius Vergilius Maro

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Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson




Quotes

Quotes about action:


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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”
Henri Bergson
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.”
Henri Bergson - Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness
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Quotes for: knowledge:


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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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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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All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Quotes for: illusion:


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A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.”
Alan Watts
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The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim.”
Gustave Le Bon - The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind
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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”
Albert Einstein
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I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.”
Alan Watts
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche also said...


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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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