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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

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.



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(French, German)



French
Les convictions sont des ennemies de la vérité plus dangereuses que les mensonges.

German
Überzeugungen sind gefährlichere Feinde der Wahrheit als Lügen.




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Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.

Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.

I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.

It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.

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.

A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.

Not doubt, certainty is what drives one insane.

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.




Quotes for: danger


Quotes

Quotes about danger:


But where the danger is,
also grows the saving power.






The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.





The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.





Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.





The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.





It's too late to ask for advice when the danger comes.











Quotes for: truth


Quotes

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.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





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.











Quotes for: lie


Quotes

Quotes about lie:


Art is the most beautiful of all lies.





Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.





Success has always been a great liar.





The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.





A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.





We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.











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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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