Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  MAN AS ANIMAL, ATAVISM

And to repeat it again: vanity is an atavism.

Beyond Good and Evil, Chapter 9, What is Noble?, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Almost everything that we call "higher culture" is based upon the spiritualising and intensifying of cruelty - his is my thesis; the "wild beast" has not been slain at all, it lives, it flourishes, it has only been - transfigured.

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

The animal has its rights like man, so let it run about freely; and you, my dear fellow man, are still this animal, in spite of all!"

The Gay Science : Second Book, 77. The Animal with a good Conscience, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

I fear the animals regard man as a being like themselves, seriously endangered by the loss of sound animal understanding; they regard him perhaps as the absurd animal, the laughing animal, the crying animal, the unfortunate animal.

The Gay Science : Third Book, 224. Animal Criticism, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

I have found it more dangerous among men than among animals; Zarathustra is treading dangerous paths.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Zarathustra's Prologue, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

"The enlightened man goes amongst men as among animals”.

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

For man is the cruellest animal.

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


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