Happiness is the feeling that power increases - that resistance is being overcome.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: German

Happiness is the feeling that power increases - that resistance is being overcome. Friedrich Nietzsche

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What is this man ? A ball of wild snakes which seldom have peace together — so they go forth alone and seek prey in the world.

What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.

In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary.

It rendeth my heart. Better than thy words express it, thine eyes tell me all thy danger. As yet thou art not free; thou still SEEKEST freedom. Too unslept hath thy seeking made thee, and too wakeful. On the open height wouldst thou be; for the stars thirsteth thy soul. But thy bad impulses also thirst for freedom. Thy.

Live in concealment in order that you may live to yourself. Live ignorant of that which seems to your age to be most important!

The child is innocence and forgetting, a new beginning, a game, a self-rolling wheel, a first movement, a sacred Yes.

I soon learned to separate theological from moral prejudices, and I gave up looking for a supernatural origin of evil.

The most serious Christians have always been well disposed towards me. I myself, an opponent of Christianity - de rigueur, am far from bearing a grudge against the individual for what is the fatality of millennia.

For nothing is of greater importance than that a powerful, long-established, and irrational custom should be once again confirmed by the act of some one who is recognized as rational. In this way the proceeding is thought to be sanctioned by reason itself! All honor to your opinions! but little unconventional actions are of still greater value.

Man permits himself to be lied to at night, his life long, when he dreams, and his moral sense never even tries to prevent this—although men have been said to have overcome snoring by sheer will power.

Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious.

I would prefer to be a satyr rather than a saint.

Revaluation of all values!

In your death , your spirit and your virtue should still glow like a sunset around the earth, otherwise yours is a bad death.