Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.

-Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

Having a talent is not enough: one must also have your permission to have it--right, my friends?

Friedrich Nietzsche
There is nothing that has caused me to meditate more on Plato's secrecy and sphinx-like nature, than the happily preserved petit fait that under the pillow of his death-bed there was found no 'Bible,' nor anything Egyptian, Pythagorean, or Platonic - but a book of Aristophanes. How could even Plato have endured life - a Greek life which he repudiated - without an Aristophanes!
Friedrich Nietzsche

It is terrible to die of thirst in the ocean. Do you have to salt your truth so heavily that it does not even-quench thirst any more?

Friedrich Nietzsche
Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob. Friedrich Nietz
Friedrich Nietzsche

love as a passion—it is our European specialty—must absolutely be of noble origin; as is well known, its invention is due to the Provencal poet-cavaliers, those brilliant, ingenious men of the "gai saber," to whom Europe owes so much, and almost owes itself.

Friedrich Nietzsche
We ought to face our destiny with courage.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Pity makes suffering contagious.

Friedrich Nietzsche
One has to know the size of one's stomach.
Friedrich Nietzsche

If a man has character, he has also his typical experience, which always recurs.

Friedrich Nietzsche
The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions. Friedrich Nietzsch