Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

I just stumbled across this list of 40 Belief Shaking Remarks by Friedrich Nietzsche, and I want to post my favourite ones. I still haven’t read any of Nietzsche’s books, and I really should, because I think I love his mind…

  • A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
  • Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
  • We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the way in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.
  • He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.
  • The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
  • Morality is but the herd-instinct in the individual.
  • The most common lie is that which one tells himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
  • God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight.
  • A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
  • What is the mark of liberation? No longer being ashamed in front of oneself.

Hmmmmmmm…..   🙂

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