Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  CONSCIENCE

I should hate to leave an action of mine in the lurch; I prefer to disregard adverse outcomes, the consequences, out of the question of the value of an action.

Ecce Homo, Why I am So Clever, Friedrich Nietzsche    

When faced by unpleasant consequences one is too ready to abandon the proper standpoint from which an action ought to be considered.

Ecce Homo, Why I am So Clever, Friedrich Nietzsche    

The belief in authority is the source of conscience; which is therefore not the voice of God in the heart of man, but the voice of some men in man.

Human, All-Too-Human : The Wanderer and His Shadow, 52. THE SUM TOTAL OF CONSCIENCE, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

I have the same experience over and over again and always try to resist it for although it is evident to me I still do not want to believe it: in the greater number of men the intellectual conscience is lacking; indeed, it would often seem to me that when demanding such a thing, one is as solitary in the largest cities as if you were in the desert.

The Gay Science : First Book, 2. The Intellectual Conscience, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

In certain pious people I have found a hatred of reason, and have been favourably disposed to them for it: their bad intellectual conscience was at least exposed by that!

The Gay Science : First Book, 2. The Intellectual Conscience, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

To be annoyed or to feel remorse because something goes wrong - that he leaves to those who act because they are commanded to do so, and expect to get a beating when their gracious master is not satisfied with the result.

The Gay Science : First Book, 41. Against Remorse, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

We get on with our bad conscience more easily than with our bad reputation.

The Gay Science : First Book, 52. What others Know of us, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

But why do you listen to the voice of your conscience? What gives you the right to think that such judgements are true and infallible? For this faith - is there not a further conscience for that? Do you know nothing of an intellectual conscience - a conscience behind your "conscience"?

The Gay Science : Fourth Book, 335. Long Live Physics!, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

In short, there are a hundred different ways that you can listen to your conscience.

The Gay Science : Fourth Book, 335. Long Live Physics!, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

It is however a disgrace to pray! Not for all, but for you, and me, and whoever has his a conscience.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Apostates, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

 

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