Nihilism in Nietzsche’s Quotes

God is dead and we have killed him. – Friedrich Nietzsche

To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering. – Friedrich Nietzsche

One must have chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star. – Friedrich Nietzsche

I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Without music, life would be a mistake. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Become who you are. – Friedrich Nietzsche

In every real man, a child is hidden that wants to play. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Only the individual can turn his back on the society from which he springs. – Friedrich Nietzsche

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche

When one has finished building one’s house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one has learned something that one really needed to know in the worst way – before one began. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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. – Friedrich Nietzsche

What does your conscience say? — ‘You should become the person you are.’ – Friedrich Nietzsche

There are no facts, only interpretations. – Friedrich Nietzsche

A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions – as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all. – Friedrich Nietzsche

The most spiritual human beings, assuming they are the most courageous, also experience by far the most painful tragedies: but it is precisely for this reason that they honor life, because it brings against them its most formidable weapons. – Friedrich Nietzsche

We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. – Friedrich Nietzsche

In love one should be like a child, with a cool head and a warm heart. – Friedrich Nietzsche

There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone. – Friedrich Nietzsche

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is not consolation. It is light. – Friedrich Nietzsche

To forget one’s purpose is the commonest form of stupidity. – Friedrich Nietzsche

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star. – Friedrich Nietzsche

He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee. – Friedrich Nietzsche

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. – Friedrich Nietzsche

To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence. – Friedrich Nietzsche

All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking. – Friedrich Nietzsche

The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously. – Friedrich Nietzsche

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. – Friedrich Nietzsche

You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes? – Friedrich Nietzsche

Without cruelty there is no festival – Friedrich Nietzsche

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche

My formula for greatness in a human being is amor fati: that one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backward, not in all eternity. Not merely bear what is necessary, still less conceal it… but love it. – Friedrich Nietzsche

It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them! – Friedrich Nietzsche

An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris. – Friedrich Nietzsche

The intellectual conscience is a disease. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings – always darker, emptier, and simpler. – Friedrich Nietzsche

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood. – Friedrich Nietzsche

The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on talent for friendship. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is a state in which a man sees things most decidedly as they are not. – Friedrich Nietzsche

The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition. – Friedrich Nietzsche

I am no man, I am dynamite. – Friedrich Nietzsche

What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Without cruelty there is no festival; thus it once more becomes evident that festivals were not celebrated originally out of joy, but rather in order to heal a wound. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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