Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.
We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. Friedrich Nietzsche
The grand style arises when beauty wins a victory over the monstrous.
We are always in our own company.
The man who does not wish to be one of the mass only needs to cease to be easy on himself.
What is Genius?- To aspire to a lofty aim and to will the means to that aim.
What the father kept silent the son speaks out.
Why is it that wellnesses are not as contagious as illnesses--generally speaking, but also especially regarding taste? Or are there epidemics of health?
You know a moment is important when it is making your mind go numb with beauty.
The most dangerous physicians are those born actors who imitate born physicians with a perfectly deceptive guile.
I listened for the echo, and I heard only praise â€”
When an idea is just rising on the horizon, the soul's temperature with respect to it is usually very cold. Only gradually does the idea develop its warmth, and it is hottest (which is to say, exerting its greatest influence) when belief in the idea is already once again in decline.
Style ought to prove that one believes in an idea; not only that one thinks it but also feels it.
Men seldom persevere in a vocation unless they believe or can convince themselves that it is fundamentally more important than anyother calling. Women are the same with their lovers.
So long as the priest, that professional negator, slanderer and poisoner of life, is regarded as a superior type of human being, there cannot be any answer to the question: What is Truth?
Let woman be a plaything, pure and fine, like a precious stone, illumined with the virtues of a world not yet come.
I have not come to know atheism as a result of logical reasoning and still less as an event in my life: in me it is a matter of instinct.
Whoever possesses the will to suffering within himself has a different attitude towards cruelty: he does not regard it as inherently harmful and bad.
Amor Fati â€“ â€œLove Your Fateâ€, which is in fact your life.
And as long as you are in any way ashamed before yourself, you do not yet belong with us.
Remain true to the earth.
Once we have found ourselves, we must understand how from time to time to lose--and then to find--ourselves once again: assuming,that is, that we are thinkers. For a thinker it is a drawback to be bound to a single person all the time.
We are more pained when one of our friends is guilty of something shameful than when we do it ourselves.
"God", "immortality of the soul", "redemption", "beyond" - Without exception, concepts to which I have never devoted any attention, or time; not even as a child. Perhaps I have never been childlike enough for them?I do not by any means know atheism as a result; even less as an event: It is a matter
What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.
Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings. Friedrich Nietz
The superman is the meaning of the earth. Let your will say: the superman is to be the meaning of the earth! I beseech you, my brothers, be true to the earth, and do not believe those who speak to you of otherworldly hopes! They are poisoners, whether they know it or not.
All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.
It is certain that the Jew, if he desired-or if they were driven to it, as the antisemites seem to wish-could now have the ascendancy, nay, literally the supremacy, over Europe; that they are not working or planning for that end is equally sure... The resourcefulness of the modern Jews, both in mind
Heavy, heavy-hearted people grow lighter and rise occasionally to their surface through precisely that which makes others heavier,through hatred and love.