Our faith in others betrays that we would rather have faith in ourselves. Our longing for a friend is our betrayer. And often with our love we want merely to overcome envy. And often we attack and make ourselves enemies, to conceal that we are vulnerable.

-Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

The noble man honours in himself the powerful one, him also who has power over himself, who knows how to speak and how to keep silence, who takes pleasure in subjecting himself to severity and hardness, and has reverence for all that is severe and hard.

Friedrich Nietzsche
The less men are fettered by tradition, the greater becomes the inward activity of their motives, and greater again in proportion to their outer restlessness.
Friedrich Nietzsche

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietz

Friedrich Nietzsche
The quality of a marriage is proven by its ability to tolerate an occasional "exception.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Be careful when you fight the monsters, lest you become one.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Of what is great one must either be silent or speak with greatness. With greatness--that means cynically and with innocence.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Lift up your hearts, my brothers, high, higher! And don't forget about your legs either! Lift up your legs as well, you good dancers, and better yet--stand also on your heads!

Friedrich Nietzsche
On the tree, Future, we build our nest; and in our solitude eagles shall bring us nourishment in their beaks!
Friedrich Nietzsche

Christians call it faith ... I call it the herd.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Christianity has the rancor of the sick at its very core-the instinct against the healthy, against health. Everything that is well-constructed, proud, gallant and, above all, beautiful gives offense to its ears and eyes.