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Faith: not wanting to know what is true. ...
by Friedrich Nietzsche

Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Related topics: Cynical

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche PHOTO

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

 

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I live in my own place -
have never copied anyone even half,
and at any master who lacks the grace -
to laugh at himself - I laugh.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed
to cure a person in love.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

One should never know too precisely
whom one has married
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Ah, women.
They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man,
but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after
the seventh day of creation.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its
writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still:
you must not want to see everything.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Anyone who has declared someone else to be an idiot,
a bad apple, is annoyed when it turns out in the end that he isn't.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

All credibility, all good conscience,
all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

All things are subject to interpretation whichever
interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

After coming into contact with a religious man I always
feel I must wash my hands.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

And if you gaze for long into an abyss,
the abyss gazes also into you.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong
that it deters us from striving to possess it.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but
also the spirit of his friends.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

All truth is simple...
is that not doubly a lie?
- Friedrich Nietzsche

And we should consider every day lost on which we have
not danced at least once.
And we should call every truth false which was not
accompanied by at least one laugh.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Although the most acute judges of the witches and even the witches themselves,
were convinced of the guilt of witchery,
the guilt nevertheless was non-existent.
It is thus with all guilt.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare
the ground for the future task of the philosopher,
which is to solve the problem of value,
to determine the true hierarchy of values.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

You must not lose faith in humanity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

You just have to have a simple faith.
- Jimmy Carter

Today is the bridge between acceptance and faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is an act of faith.
- Erich Fromm

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
- Helen Keller

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Keep the Faith.
- Anonymous

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

If patience is worth anything,
it must endure to the end of time.
And a living faith will last
in the midst of the blackest storm.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Can you imagine a life with no fear?
What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats?
- Max Lucado

I will gather myself around my faith,
for light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
- Max Lucado

Non-violence is the article of faith.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason.
- Norman Cousins

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart,
will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
- Martin Luther

Faith is a knowledge within the heart,
beyond the reach of proof.
- Khalil Gibran

It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline
when you're a winner, when you're number one.
What you've got to have is faith and discipline
when you're not yet a winner.
- Vince Lombardi

Vision looks upward and becomes faith.
- Stephen Samuel Wise

Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul;
man cannot live in health without them.
- Mahalia Jackson

Keep the faith, don't lose your perseverance and always trust your gut extinct.
- Paula Abdul


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