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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Quote of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Convictions are more dangerous enemies of...


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

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Human, All Too Human




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Les convictions sont des ennemies de la vérité plus dangereuses que les mensonges.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Humain, trop humain

German
Überzeugungen sind gefährlichere Feinde der Wahrheit als Lügen.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Menschliches, Allzumenschliches




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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.”
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Not doubt, certainty is what drives one insane.”
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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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