Friedrich Nietzsche: Quotations

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

Twilight of the Idols

“A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.”

The Gay Science, Sec. 41

“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.”

The Dawn, Sec. 297

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

On Reading and Writing

“The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.”

Ecce Homo