What do you think most humane ?-To spare a person shame.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: German

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There is a certain right by which we many deprive a man of life, but none by which we may deprive him of death; this is mere cruelty.

Man's maturity: to have regained the seriousness that he had as a child at play.

Freedoers are at disadvantage compared with freethinkers because people suffer more obviously from the consequences of deeds than from those of thoughts.

A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.

Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.

It is in our wild nature that we best recover from our un-nature, our spirituality.

To vigorous men intimacy is a matter of shame--and something precious.

The more abstract the truth you wish to teach, the more you need to seduce the senses to it.

Man... cannot learn to forget, but hangs on the past: however far or fast he runs, that chain runs with him.

But even your best love is only an enraptured simile and a painful ardour. It is a torch to light you to loftier paths.

You should seek your enemy, you should wage your war - a war for your opinions. And when your opinion is defeatedy our honesty should still cry triumph over that!

These trumpeters of reality are bad musicians.

Ultimately, nobody can get more out of things, including books, than he already knows.

My conception of freedom. — The value of a thing sometimes does not lie in that which one attains by it, but in what one pays for it — what it costs us. Liberal institutions cease to be liberal as soon as they are attained: later on, there are no worse and no more thorough injurers of freedom than liberal institutions.