Forgetting: that is a divine capacity. And whoever aspires to the heights and wants to fly must cast off much that is heavy and make himself light--I call it a divine capacity for lightness.

-Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Friedrich Nietzsche
I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, and the one great instinct of revenge, for which no means are venomous enough, or secret, subterranean and small enough - I call it the one immortal blemish on the human race.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Sometimes in our relationship to another human being the proper balance of friendship is restored when we put a few grains of impropriety onto our own side of the scale.

Friedrich Nietzsche
One should never know too precisely whom one has married
Friedrich Nietzsche

A labyrinthine man never seeks the truth, but only his Ariadne.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Possessions are usually diminished by possession.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god?

Friedrich Nietzsche
We evaluate the services that anyone renders to us according to the value he puts on them, not according to the value they have for us.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The poison by which the weaker nature is destroyed is strengthening to the strong individual and he does not call it poison.

Friedrich Nietzsche
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Friedrich Nietz