“Art is the proper task of life.” ” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 9. “Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 17. “To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 3. “In the mountains of truth, you never climb in vain.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, 50. Without music life would be a mistake. “The lie is a condition of life.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 10. He died in 1900. Although most of Friedrich Nietzsche’s life was plagued by health problems, he managed to leave a lasting impact on generations of philosophers, novelists, and psychologists. There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself, is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar. What have you done to surpass him? “The more abstract the truth you want to teach, the more thoroughly you must seduce the senses to accept it.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 34. “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. “The future influences the present just as much as the past.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 45. “. “Not by wrath does one kill, but by laughter.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 31. “It is my ambition to say in ten sentences; what others say in a whole book.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 30. “One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, 55. “Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 51. Friedrich Nietzsche > Quotes > Quotable Quote “Meaning and morality of One's life come from within oneself. “The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 15. His words can help us reflect on our past and present lives, as well as the person we want to be in the future. Here’s my pick: “I teach you the overman. The sound of a bagpipe. “The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases; one of its diseases is called man.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, 59. “To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 64. Yes, but one eats it later in the ashes.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 6. “And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. “Enjoy life. Which of the quotes was your favorite? — ‘You should become the person you are’.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, 54. tags: nietzsche. Your email address will not be published. “He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self-despiser.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 40. He became the youngest person ever to hold the Chair of Classical Philology at the University of Basel in 1869. “A thought comes when it will, not when I will.”– Friedrich Nietzsche, 39. “No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.”― Friedrich Nietzsche, 42. And just the same shall man be to the overman: a laughing-stock or a painful embarrassment. “In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 26. 2040 likes. . “After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 26. “The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 33. We have reached over 155 million views in the past 6 years, and amassed over 200,000 followers on social media. “When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 28.