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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Quote of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Art is not merely an imitation...


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

Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.




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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.
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My trade and art is to live.
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
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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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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
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Quotes for: nature


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Quotes about nature:


Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.
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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
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Quotes for: truth


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Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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Love truth, but pardon error.
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The language of truth is simple.
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.
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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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