Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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by Friedrich Nietzsche

Philosophy Classic Morality Eternal Recurrence Will to Power Overman

PAGES
425
ESTIMATED TIME
9 hours 30 minutes
PACE
Intermediate
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED
1883
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
German
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2319

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None, also kwnon and translated as Thus Spake Zarathustra, is a philosophical novel written by Friedrich Nietzsche and published between 1883 and 1885. It brings together the main ideas of Nietzsche's philosophy and is considered the philosopher's masterpiece.

Zarathustra is a hermit who lives in the mountains, isolated, who one day decides to descend and share his knowledge and wisdom with the people. Through the figure of him, the book tells us a series of stories with facts and reflections of the prophet Zarathustra. Through the stories of the prophet, Nietzsche shapes his philosophical ideas in a unique way: it is literature and philosophy at the same time.

One of the most important concepts in the book is the idea of ​​"Superman", a guide to avoid falling into false beliefs and create new values. The superman is the replacement of God as the end to which human effort should be directed. It is necessary to overcome the old and think and create something new.

Other topics covered in this book are the state, marriage or friendship; that is, problems of modern man.

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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, writer, and philologist whose work has exerted a profound influ...

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The best Thus Spake Zarathustra quotes

You look up when you wish to be exalted. And I look down because I am exalted.

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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.

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And once you are awake, you shall remain awake eternally.

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Brave, unconcerned, mocking, violent–thus wisdom wants us: she is a woman, and loves only a warrior.

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I tell you: one must still have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star. I tell you: you still have chaos in you.

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