Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  SPIRIT AND THE SPIRITUAL

The practice of judging and condemning morally, is the favourite revenge of the intellectually shallow on those who are less so, it is also a kind of indemnity for their being badly endowed by nature, and finally, it is an opportunity for acquiring spirit and becoming subtle - malice spiritualises.

Beyond Good and Evil, Chapter 7, Our Virtues, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Our age, however much it may chatter about economy is in fact wasteful: it wastes spirit the most precious thing of all.

Daybreak, Book 3 171-190, Friedrich Nietzsche    

And how nicely can the bitch Sensuality knows how to beg for a piece of spirit, when a piece of flesh is denied her!

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Chastity, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

You know only the sparks of the spirit: but you do not see the anvil which the spirit is, nor the ferocity of its hammer!

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Famous Philosophers, 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

 

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