My humanity is a constant self-overcoming.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: German

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O sky above me, you modest, glowing sky! O you, my happiness before sunrise! Day is coming: so let us part!

The believer in magic and miracles reflects on how to impose a law on nature--: and, in brief, the religious cult is the outcome of this reflection.

I beseech you, my brothers, remain faithful to the earth and do not believe those who speak to you of extraterrestrial hopes! They are mixers of poisons whether they know it or not.

The self overcoming of justice: one knows the beautiful name it has given itself--mercy...

Everything straight lieth, murmured the dwarf, contemptuously. All truth is crooked; time itself is a circle.

Is Wagner a human being at all? Is he not rather a disease? He contaminates everything he touches - he has made music sick.

With all willing we are dealing simply with commanding and obeying, on the foundation... of a social structure of many "souls", which is why a philosopher should exercise the right to conceive willing itself under the horizon of morality: that is, morality understood as a doctrine of the power relations under which the phenomenon "life" emerges.

You great star, what would your happiness be had you not those for whom you shine?

There are many good inventions on earth, some useful, some pleasing: for their sake, the earth is to be loved. And there is such a variety of well-invented things that the earth is like the breasts of a woman: useful as well as pleasing.

In order that there may be institutions, there must be a kind of will, instinct, or imperative, which is anti-liberal to the point of malice: the will to tradition, to authority, to responsibility for centuries to come, to the solidarity of chains of generations, forward and backward ad infinitum.

How much truth does a spirit endure, how much truth does it dare?

This however is my teaching: he who wishes one day to fly, must first learn standing and walking and running and climbing and dancing:- one does not fly into flying!

Where has God gone? [the madman asked] I shall tell you.

One day, when in the opinion of the world one has long been educated, one discovers oneself: that is where the task of the thinker begins; now the time has come to invoke his aid–not as an educator but as one who has educated himself and thus has experience.