Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  WISDOM, SELF KNOWLEDGE

When one has a great deal to put in them, a day will have a hundred pockets.

Human, All-Too-Human : Part One, 529. THE DAY'S LENGTH, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

When we have first found ourselves, we must understand how from time to time to lose ourselves and then to find ourselves again.

Human, All-Too-Human : The Wanderer and His Shadow, 306. LOSING OURSELVES, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

The growth of wisdom may be gauged exactly by the diminution of ill temper.

Human, All-Too-Human : The Wanderer and His Shadow, 348. A GAUGE FOR WISDOM, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

For we must be able to lose ourselves at times, if we want to learn something of what we have not in ourselves.

The Gay Science : Fourth Book, 305. Self control, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Something now appears to you as an error which you used to love as a truth, or as a probability. You cast this opinion aside and imagine that your reason has thereby gained a victory. But perhaps that error was as necessary for you then - for the old "you" (you are always another person) - as all your current "truths" : that "error" being a skin as it were which concealed and veiled from you much that you were not yet permitted to see.

The Gay Science : Fourth Book, 307. In Favour of Criticism, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

"Everyone is furthest from himself" all those who try to harness the self know that to their cost - and the saying, "Know thyself," in the mouth of a God and spoken to man, is almost malicious.

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

Slow is the experience of all deep wells: long have they to wait until they know what has fallen into their depths.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Flies in the Market-Place, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Not when the truth is filthy, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man go unwillingly into its waters.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Chastity, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

All names of good and evil are images; they do not speak out, they only hint. He is a fool who seeks knowledge from them.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Bestowing Virtue, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

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

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Bestowing Virtue, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

In all respects, however, you behave in a too familiar way with the spirit; and out of wisdom you have often made a poorhouse and a hospital for bad poets.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Famous Philosophers, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

There is more intelligence in your body than in your best wisdom.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Dispisers of the Body, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Love ever your neighbour as yourselves - but first be such as love themselves.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Virtue That Makes Small, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

O my brothers, there is much wisdom in the fact that there is much filth is in the world!

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Old and New Law-Tables, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote


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