Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  DECADENCE

The definition of morality: Morality is the idiosyncrasy of decadents having the hidden desire to revenge themselves upon life – and being successful.

Ecce Homo, Why I am a Destiny, Friedrich Nietzsche    

Not joy but joylessness is the mother of debauchery.

Human, All-Too-Human : Miscellaneous Maxims and Opinions, 77. DEBAUCHERY, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Corruption is only an abusive term for the autumn of a people.

The Gay Science : First Book, 23. The Characteristics of Corruption, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

To have to fight the instincts - that is the definition of decadence: as long as life is ascending, happiness equals instinct.

Twighlight of the Idols, The Problem of Socrates, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

 

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