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
Friedrich Nietzsche

Everyone becomes brave when he observes one who despairs.

Friedrich Nietzsche
My abyss speaks, I have turned my ultimate depth into light!
Friedrich Nietzsche

What makes one heroic? - Going out to meet at the same time one's highest suffering and one's highest hope.

Friedrich Nietzsche
To become the founder of a new religion one must be psychologically infallible in one's knowledge of a certain average type of souls who have not yet recognized that they belong together.
Friedrich Nietzsche

How little is required for pleasure! The sound of a bagpipe - without music, life would be an error.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Scholars who become politicians are usually assigned the comic role of having to be the good conscience of state policy.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Your god is dead and only the ignorant weep. And if you claim there is a hell, then we shall meet there!

Friedrich Nietzsche
For some natures, changing their opinions is just as much a requirement of cleanliness as changing their clothes: for others, however, it is merely a requirement of vanity.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The life of the enemy . Whoever lives for the sake of combating an enemy has an interest in the enemy's staying alive.

Friedrich Nietzsche
One must not let oneself be misled: they say 'Judge not!' but they send to Hell everything that stands in their way.