The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go.

-Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

The best belongs to me and mine; and if we are not given it, we take it: the best food, the purest sky, the most robust thoughts, the fairest women!

Friedrich Nietzsche
It is regrettable that a Dostoyevsky did not live near this most interesting of all decadents (Jesus Christ) - I mean someone who would have known how to sense the very stirring charm of such a mixture of the sublime, the sickly, and the childlike.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Completely true to nature!' - what a lie: / How could nature ever be constrained into a picture? / The smallest bit of nature is infinite! / And so he paints what he likes about it. / And what does he like? He likes what he can paint!

Friedrich Nietzsche
Do whatever you will, but first be such as are able to will.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The dyed-in-the-wool teacher takes everything seriously only with respect to his students--himself included.

Friedrich Nietzsche
Heavy, heavy-hearted people grow lighter and rise occasionally to their surface through precisely that which makes others heavier,through hatred and love.
Friedrich Nietzsche

This mother needs happy, reputable children, and that one needs unhappy ones: otherwise she cannot show her kindness as a mother.

Friedrich Nietzsche
There are no facts, only interpretations. Friedrich Nietzsch
Friedrich Nietzsche

Horrible experiences lead us to wonder whether the person who experiences them might not be something horrible.

Friedrich Nietzsche
The trodden worm curls up. This testifies to its caution. It thus reduces its chances of being trodden upon again. In the language of morality: Humility.