Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  SCIENCE, BIOLOGY

It is the same with mathematics, which would certainly not have arisen if it had been known from the beginning that in Nature there are no exactly straight lines, no real circle, no absolute standard of size.

Human, All-Too-Human : Part One, 11. LANGUAGE AS A PRESUMPTIVE SCIENCE, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Philosophy separated from science when it asked the question, “Which is the knowledge of the world and of life which enables man to live most happily?

Human, All-Too-Human : Part One, 7. THE KILL JOY IN SCIENCE, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

One sees that science also rests on a faith: there is no science at all "without premises".

The Gay Science : Fifth Book, 344. To what Extent even We are still Pious, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Over the whole of English Darwinism there hovers something of the suffocating air of overpopulated England, like the smell of the distress and overcrowding of small people.

The Gay Science : Fifth Book, 349. The Origin of the Learned once more, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

It is the same with the “severity of science" as with the manners and politeness of the best society: it frightens the uninitiated.

The Gay Science : Fourth Book, 293. Our Air, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Do you believe then that the sciences would have arisen and grown if the sorcerers, alchemists, astrologers and witches had not been their forerunners; those who, with their promisings and foreshadowings, had first to create a thirst, a hunger, and a taste for hidden and forbidden powers?

The Gay Science : Fourth Book, 300. Prelude to Science, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote


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