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Twilight of the Idols

Friedrich Nietzsche

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.”

“To learn to see- to accustom the eye to calmness, to patience, and to allow things to come up to it; to defer judgment, and to acquire the habit of approaching and grasping an individual case from all sides. This is the first preparatory schooling of intellectuality. One must not respond immediately to a stimulus; one must acquire a command of the obstructing and isolating instincts.”

“Freedom is the will to be responsible for ourselves.”

“One is fruitful only at the cost of being rich in contradictions.”

“I mistrust all systematizers and avoid them. the will to a system is a lack of integrity.”

“The desire for a strong faith is not the proof of a strong faith, rather the opposite. If one has it one may permit oneself the beautiful luxury of skepticism: one is secure enough, fixed enough for it.”

“if we possess a why of life we can put up with almost any how.”

“If you wish to strive for peace of soul and pleasure, then believe; if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire.”

“My conception of freedom. — The value of a thing sometimes does not lie in that which one attains by it, but in what one pays for it — what it costs us. Liberal institutions cease to be liberal as soon as they are attained: later on, there are no worse and no more thorough injurers of freedom than liberal institutions.”

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