Top 10 Men 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
Assuming that he believes at all, the everyday Christian is a pitiful figure, a man who really cannot count up to three, and who besides, precisely because of his mental incompetence, would not deserve such a punishment as Christianity promises him.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The broad effects which can be obtained by punishment in man and beast, are the increase of fear, the sharpening of the sense of cunning, the mastery of the desires; so it is that punishment tames man, but does not make him "better.".

Friedrich Nietzsche
Those who are failures from the start, downtrodden, crushed -- it is they, the weakest, who must undermine life among men, who call into question and poison most dangerously our trust in life, in man, and in ourselves.
Friedrich Nietzsche

If a man wishes to rid himself of a feeling of unbearable oppression, he may have to take hashish.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Women are quite able to make friends with a man; but to preserve such a friendship - that no doubt requires the assistance of a slight physical antipathy
Friedrich Nietzsche

Physician, help yourself: thus help your patient too. Let this be his best help: that he may behold with his eyes the man who heals himself.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Freedom is the will to be responsible for ourselves. It is to preserve the distance which separates us from other men. To grow more indifferent to hardship, to severity, to privation, and even to life itself.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I teach you the Overman. Man is something which shall be surpassed.

Friedrich Nietzsche
A man as he ought to be: that sounds to us as insipid as "a tree as it ought to be.