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

-Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

Socrates condemned art because he preferred philosophy and only after much internal struggle did Plato accept this judgment.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Mistrust those in whom the urge to punish is strong.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Life is that which must overcome itself again and again

Friedrich Nietzsche
Men subsequently put whatever is newly learned or experienced to use as a plowshare, perhaps even as a weapon: but women immediately include it among their ornaments.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Man would sooner have the Void for his purpose than be void of Purpose.

Friedrich Nietzsche
The familiarity of superiors embitters one, because it may not be returned.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Whoever wants to set a good example must add a grain of foolishness to his virtue: then others can imitate and yet at the same time surpass the one they imitate-which human beings love to do.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Historical refutation as the definitive refutation.- In former times, one sought to prove that there is no God - today one indicates how the belief that there is a God arose and how this belief acquired its weight and importance: a counter-proof that there is no God thereby becomes superfluous.- When in former times one had refuted the 'proofs of the existence of God' put forward, there always remained the doubt whether better proofs might not be adduced than those just refuted: in those days atheists did not know how to make a clean sweep.

Friedrich Nietzsche
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.