If a man wishes to become a hero, then the serpent must first become a dragon: otherwise he lacks his proper enemy.

-Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

It is not your sin - it is your moderation that cries to heaven; your very sparingness in sin cries to heaven!

Friedrich Nietzsche
Sit as little as possible. Give no credence to any thought that was not born outdoors while moving about freely.
Friedrich Nietzsche

We are, indeed, not among the least contented. You, however, if your belief makes you blessed then appear to be blessed! Your faces have always been more injurious to your belief than our objections have! If these glad tidings of your Bible were written on your faces, you would not need to insist so obstinately on the authority of that book ... As things are, however, all your apologies for Christianity have their roots in your lack of Christianity; with your defense plea you inscribe your own bill of indictment.

Friedrich Nietzsche
A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Narrow souls I cannot abide; There's almost no good or evil inside

Friedrich Nietzsche
In every age the wisest have passed the identical judgment on life: it is worthless...
Friedrich Nietzsche

You implanted your highest goal into the heart of those passions: then they became your virtues and joys.

Friedrich Nietzsche
A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.--What was that god thinking who counseled, "Know thyself!" Did he perhaps mean,"Cease to concern yourself! Become objective!"--And Socrates?--And "scientific men"?
Friedrich Nietzsche

In pain there is as much wisdom as in pleasure: like the latter it is one of the best self preservatives of a species.

Friedrich Nietzsche
What does a philosopher demand of himself, first and last? To overcome his time in himself, to become "timeless.