Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  NARCOTICS

If one wishes to escape from unbearable pressure then one needs hashish. Well, I needed Wagner.

Ecce Homo, Why I am So Clever, Friedrich Nietzsche    

In vino veritas: it seems that here once more I am at variance with the rest of the world about the concept “Truth”—with me spirit moves above the waters.

Ecce Homo, Why I am So Clever, Friedrich Nietzsche    

Christianity, alcohol the two great means of corruption.

The AntiChrist, Chapter 60, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Perhaps the modern, European discontentedness is to be looked upon as caused by the fact that the world of our forefathers, the whole Middle Ages, was given to drink, owing to the influence of German tastes in Europe: the Middle Ages, that means the alcoholic poisoning of Europe.

The Gay Science : Third Book, 134. Pessimists as Victims, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

What do savage tribes at present accept first of all from Europeans? Alcohol and Christianity, the European narcotics. And by what means are they most speedily ruined? By European narcotics.

The Gay Science : Third Book, 147. Question and Answer, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

A little poison now and then: that makes for pleasant dreams. And a lot of poison at the end, for a pleasant death.

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

But this people has deliberately made itself stupid, for nearly a millennium: nowhere have the two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity, been abused more dissolutely.

Twighlight of the Idols, What the Germans Lack, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

 

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