Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  SELFISHNESS, EGOISM

The fact that one becomes what one is presupposes that one has not the remotest idea of what one is.

Ecce Homo, Why I am So Clever, Friedrich Nietzsche    

Granting that one’s life-task—the determination and the fate of one’s life-task greatly exceeds the average measure of such things, nothing more dangerous could be conceived than to come face to face with one’s self with this life-task in hand.

Ecce Homo, Why I am So Clever, Friedrich Nietzsche    

My wisdom consists in my having been many things and in many places in order to become one person—in order to be able to attain to one thing.

Ecce Homo, The Untimely Essays, Friedrich Nietzsche    

Is the worth of a cause altered by the fact that some one had laid down his life for it?

The AntiChrist, Chapter 53, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

In magnanimity there is the same amount of egoism as in revenge, but egoism of a different quality.

The Gay Science : First Book, 49. Magnanimity and related matters, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

We cannot be sufficiently on our guard against taking a dislike to an artist on account of an occasional, perhaps very unfortunate and presumptuous masquerade; let us not forget that the dear artists are all of them something of actors and must be so ; it would be difficult for them to hold out in the long run without stage playing.

The Gay Science : Second Book, 99. The Followers of Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

 

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