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Nietzsche famously said, "What does not destroy me, makes me stronger."
  influential German philosopher remembered for his concept of the superman and for his rejection of Christian values; considered, along with Kierkegaard, to be a founder of existentialism (1844-1900)
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  • Nietzsche famously said, "What does not destroy me, makes me stronger."
  • Nietzsche is remembered for saying, "God is dead."
    Dinesh D’Souza  --  What’s So Great About Christianity
  • The world is witnessing a huge explosion of religious conversion and growth, and Christianity is growing faster than any other religion. Nietzsche’s proclamation "God is dead" is now proven false. Nietzsche is dead.
    Dinesh D’Souza  --  What’s So Great About Christianity
  • And have you read Nietzsche?
    Anton Chekhov  --  The Cherry Orchard

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  • Our conversation ebbs and flows in majestic waves like the sea—Hart Crane, sex, Thomas Hardy, sex, Flaubert, sex, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, sex, Huckleberry Finn, sex.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • He could quote glibly from Plato, Nietzsche, Montaigne, Theodore Roosevelt, the Marquis de Sade and Warren G. Harding.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • "When you go to women," says Nietzsche, "take your whip with you."
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • , Friedrich Nietzsche 1.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • My reasoning, if one can call it that, was inflamed by the scattershot passions of youth and a literary diet overly rich in the works of Nietzsche, Ker-ouac, and John Menlove Edwards, the latter a deeply troubled writer and psychiatrist who, before putting an end to his life with a cyanide capsule in 1958, had been one of the preeminent British rock climbers of the day.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild

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  • Um—um—Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and so we go on.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • On the other hand, if wage slavery were abolished, and I could earn some spare money without paying tribute to an exploiting capitalist, then there would be a magazine for the purpose of interpreting and popularizing the gospel of Friedrich Nietzsche, the prophet of Evolution, and also of Horace Fletcher, the inventor of the noble science of clean eating; and incidentally, perhaps, for the discouraging of long skirts, and the scientific breeding of men and women, and the establishing…
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Another important philosopher who had a great influence on the twentieth century was the German Friedrich Nietzsche, who lived from 1844 to 1900.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • He quickly grabs what he needs for Spanish, Calculus, Richard Wright, and now History of Education, as he runs-past Freud, Jung, Nietzsche, Kant, Faulkner, Shakespeare, the whole Western Canon-for the cashier, feeling like he’ll escape intact.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Their taste in books was catholic, at any rate; Plato in Greek touched Omar in English; Nietzsche partnered Newton; Thomas More was there, and also Hannah More, Thomas Moore, George Moore, and even Old Moore.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • He and his group of friends, Colin and Jason and Marc, prefer to listen to records together, to Dylan and Clapton and The Who, and read Nietzsche in their spare time.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • In one direction, a few who read whopping books in German or French and knew their physics and botany manuals backwards, readers of Nietzsche and Spengler.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Henry, Dreiser, H. G. Wells, Gogol, T. S. Eliot, Gide, Baudelaire, Edgar Lee Masters, Stendhal, Turgenev, Huneker, Nietzsche, and scores of others?
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Eighty years before Nietzsche.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • That is why Nietzsche called the idea of eternal return the heaviest of burdens(das schwerste Gewicht).
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • -FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE, THE CAY SCIENCE M I C HAEL When inmates tried to kill themselves, they’d use the vent.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Friedrich Nietzsche —— CHAPTER FIFTEEN.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • "I never got on to Nietzsche," he said.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • Nietzsche?
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • Nietzsche says, "Supposing truth is a woman—what then?" Supposing the truth is not hard, fast, masculine, simple, direct?
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, and critic It’s just very hard to sit and talk to someone whose bare nipples are sort of…pointingat you.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • It may seem a long step from Bunyan to Nietzsche; but the difference between their conclusions is purely formal.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • He kept a summer cottage in Mill Valley, under the shadow of Mount Tamalpais, and never occupied it except when he loafed through the winter mouths and read Nietzsche and Schopenhauer to rest his brain.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • He would know more than a German Jew who loves Father Nietzsche and Father Schopenhauer (but damn him, he was teleological-minded!) and Father Koch and Father Pasteur and Brother Jacques Loeb and Brother Arrhenius.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • EDMUND Then Nietzsche must be right.
    Eugene O’Neill  --  Long Day’s Journey into Night
  • The Cosmic Dancer, declares Nietzsche, does not rest heavily in a single spot, but gaily, lightly, turns and leaps from one position to another.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • But we no sooner get a popular reformer or politician or soldier or writer or philosopher—a Roosevelt, a Tolstoi, a Wood, a Shaw, a Nietzsche, than the cross-currents of criticism wash him away.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • A nature such as Nietzsche’s had to suffer our present ills more than a generation in advance.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • In truth, I had little cause to wish to continue in that way which led on into ever thinner air, like the smoke in Nietzsche’s harvest song.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Exactly what is complained of in Nietzsche and Ibsen, is it not?
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • I saw that Haller was a genius of suffering and that in the meaning of many sayings of Nietzsche he had created within himself with positive genius a boundless and frightful capacity for pain.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Instead of pretending to read Ovid he does actually read Schopenhaur and Nietzsche, studies Westermarck, and is concerned for the future of the race instead of for the freedom of his own instincts.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • The idea of eternal return is a mysterious one, and Nietzsche has often perplexed other philosophers with it: to think that everything recurs as we once experienced it, and that the recurrence itself recurs ad infinitum!
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Nietzsche …. a philosopher …. a very great, a most celebrated man …. a man of enormous brain, says in his books that you can forge bank-notes.
    Anton Chekhov  --  The Cherry Orchard
  • Bunyan, Blake, Hogarth and Turner (these four apart and above all the English Classics), Goethe, Shelley, Schopenhaur, Wagner, Ibsen, Morris, Tolstoy, and Nietzsche are among the writers whose peculiar sense of the world I recognize as more or less akin to my own.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • EDMUND Nietzsche.
    Eugene O’Neill  --  Long Day’s Journey into Night
  • Against the wall between the doorways is a small bookcase, with a picture of Shakespeare above it, containing novels by Balzac, Zola, Stendhal, philosophical and sociological works by Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Marx, Engels, Kropotkin, Max Stirner, plays by Ibsen, Shaw, Strindberg, poetry by Swinburne, Rossetti, Wilde, Ernest Dow-son, Kipling, etc.
    Eugene O’Neill  --  Long Day’s Journey into Night
  • According to Nietzsche, both Christianity and traditional philosophy had turned away from the real world and pointed toward ’heaven’ or ’the world of ideas.’
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • A man who was influenced by both Kierkegaard and Nietzsche was the German existential philosopher Martin Heidegger.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Another image also comes to mind: Nietzsche leaving his hotel in Turin.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • The expression ’God is dead’ came from Nietzsche.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "Live," Nietzsche says, "as though the day were here."
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • I should like to see this Nietzsche.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • That took place in 1889, when Nietzsche, too, had removed himself from the world of people.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • But for that very reason I feel his gesture has broad implications: Nietzsche was trying to apologize to the horse for Descartes.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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