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Fear is the mother of morality
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"Fear is the mother of morality"

- Friedrich Nietzsche

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This quote suggests that fear is the source of morality. Nietzsche is recommending that people are driven to act ethically out of fear of penalty or retribution. He is indicating that morality is not always an intrinsic quality, but rather something that is discovered and implemented through worry.

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Friedrich Nietzsche This quote is written / told by Friedrich Nietzsche between October 15, 1844 and August 25, 1900. She was a famous Philosopher from Germany. The author also have 185 other quotes.

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