Principle of "Christian love": it insists upon being well paid in the end.

-Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

How lovely it is that there are words and sounds. Are not words and sounds rainbows and illusive bridges between things which are eternally apart?

Friedrich Nietzsche
The misunderstanding of passion and reason, as if the latter were an independent entity and not rather a system of relations between various passions and desires; and as if every passion did not possess its quantum of reason.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The bite of conscience, like the bite of a dog into a stone, is a stupidity.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Whoever has character also has his typical experience, which returns over and over again.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Chastity is a virtue with some, but with many it is almost a vice.
Friedrich Nietzsche

A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation. Friedrich Nietz

Friedrich Nietzsche
Those moralists, on the other hand, who, following in the footsteps of Socrates, offer the individual a morality of self-control and temperance as a means to his own advantage, as his personal key to happiness, are the exceptions.
Friedrich Nietzsche

A book full of brilliance imparts some of it even to its opponents.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Books that teach us to dance: There are writers who, by portraying the impossible as possible, and by speaking of morality and genius as if both were high-spirited freedom, as if man were rising up on tiptoe and simply had to dance out of inner pleasure.