Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Quotations :  KILLING, SUICIDE, EUTHANASIA, RIGHT TO LIFE

One has been a poor spectator of life if one has not witnessed the hand - that kills from mercy.

Beyond Good and Evil, Chapter 4, Maxims and Interludes, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets successfully through many a bad night.

Beyond Good and Evil, Chapter 4, Maxims and Interludes, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

The usual false conclusions of mankind are these: a thing exists, therefore it has a right to exist.

Human, All-Too-Human : Part One, 30. BAD HABITS IN REASONING, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

We must beware of one who is in a passion against us as of one who has once sought our life; for the fact that we still live is due to the absence of power to kill, - if looks could kill, we should have been dead long ago.

Human, All-Too-Human : Part One, 64. THE MAN IN A PASSION, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

There is a certain right by which we may deprive a man of life, but none by which we may deprive him of death; this is mere cruelty.

Human, All-Too-Human : Part One, 88. THE PREVENTION OF SUICIDE, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Natural death is independent of all reason and is really an irrational death, in which the pitiable substance of the shell determines how long the kernel is to exist or not; in which, accordingly, the stunted, diseased and dull witted jailer is lord, and indicates the moment at which his distinguished prisoner shall die.

Human, All-Too-Human : The Wanderer and His Shadow, 185. OF REASONABLE DEATH, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Among human beings there is no greater banality than death. Second in order, because it is possible to die without being born, comes birth, and next comes marriage.

Human, All-Too-Human : The Wanderer and His Shadow, 58. NEW ACTORS, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

Or shall I go out as a light does, not first blown out by the wind, but grown tired and weary of itself - a burnt out light? Or finally, shall I blow myself out, so as not to burn out?

The Gay Science : Fourth Book, 315. The Last Hour, 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

"You shall not steal! You shall not kill! Such words were once called holy; before them people bowrd their knees and heads, and removed their shoes. But I ask you: where have there ever been better thieves and killers in the world than such holy words have been? Is there not in all of life itself - robbing and killing? And when such words were called holy, was not truth itself thereby - killed?

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Old and New Law-Tables, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

In a certain state it is indecent to live longer.

Twighlight of the Idols, Expeditions of an Untimely Man, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

To go on vegetating in cowardly dependence on physicians and machinations, after the meaning of life, the right to life, has been lost, that ought to prompt a profound contempt in society.

Twighlight of the Idols, Expeditions of an Untimely Man, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.

Twighlight of the Idols, Expeditions of an Untimely Man, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

One never perishes through anybody but oneself.

Twighlight of the Idols, Expeditions of an Untimely Man, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

It is not in our hands to prevent our birth; but we can correct this mistake — for in some cases it is a mistake.

Twighlight of the Idols, Expeditions of an Untimely Man, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

When one does away with oneself, one does the most estimable thing possible: one almost earns the right to live.

Twighlight of the Idols, Expeditions of an Untimely Man, Friedrich Nietzsche    Go to Quote

 

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