Top 10 Cease Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

Perhaps man will rise ever higher as soon as he ceases to flow out into a god.

Friedrich Nietzsche
The man who does not wish to belong to the mass needs only to cease taking himself easily; let him follow his conscience, which calls to him: "Be your self! All you are now doing, thinking, desiring, is not you yourself.
Friedrich Nietzsche

A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.--What was that god thinking who counseled, "Know thyself!" Did he perhaps mean,"Cease to concern yourself! Become objective!"--And Socrates?--And "scientific men"?

Friedrich Nietzsche
Good deeds shun the light as anxiously as evil deeds: the latter fear that disclosure will bring on pain (as punishment), while the former fear that disclosure will take away pleasure (that pure pleasure, that pleasure per se, which immediately ceases once the vanity's satisfaction is added).
Friedrich Nietzsche

The man who does not wish to be one of the mass only needs to cease to be easy on himself.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Artists may here have a more subtle scent: they know only too well that it is precisely when they cease to act 'voluntarily' and do everything of necessity that their feeling of freedom, subtlety, fullness of power, creative placing, disposing, shaping reaches its height - in short, that necessity and 'freedom of will' are then one in them.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Man's task is simple. He should cease letting his existence be a thoughtless accident.

Friedrich Nietzsche
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.

Friedrich Nietzsche
The same passions in man and woman nonetheless differ in tempo; hence man and woman do not cease misunderstanding one another.