Our destiny rules over us, even when we are not yet aware of it; it is the future that makes laws for our today.
Courage is the best slayer - courage which attacketh, for in every attack there is the sound of triumph.
Bad cooks - and the utter lack of reason in the kitchen - have delayed human development longest and impaired it most.
Plato was a bore. Friedrich Nietzsche
At heart I am a warrior.
Someone who does not write books, who thinks a lot, and who lives in unsatisfying society will usually be a good letter- writer.
No shepherd and one herd! Everybody wants the same, everybody is the same: whoever feels different goes voluntarily into a madhouse.
The question of place and climate is most closely related to the question of nutrition. Nobody is free to live everywhere; and whoever has to solve great problems that challenge all his strength actually has a very restricted choice in this matter. The influence of climate on our metabolism, its ret
Women want to serve, and this is where their happiness lies: but the free spirit does not want to be served, and this is where hishappiness lies.
Triumph depends on a roll of Fate's dice; the ultimate prize is a place in Heaven.
Comparing man and woman on the whole, one may say: woman would not possess a genius for ornamentation if she did not also possessan instinct for the secondary role.
When there is a choice about it, a great sacrifice is preferable to a small sacrifice, because we compensate ourselves for a greatone with self-admiration, which is not possible with a small one.
The significance of language for the evolution of culture lies in this, that mankind set up in language a separate world beside the other world, a place it took to be so firmly set that, standing upon it, it could lift the rest of the world off its hinges and make itself master of it. To the extent
There is such a thing as a hatred of lies and dissimulation, which is the outcome of a delicate sense of humor; there is also the selfsame hatred but as the result of cowardice, in so far as falsehood is forbidden by Divine law. Too cowardly to lie.
Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation. Friedrich Nietzsch
When one has not had a good father, one must create one. Friedrich Nietzsch
Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present. Friedrich Nietzsch
You say 'I' and you are proud of this word. But greater than this- although you will not believe in it - is your body and its great intelligence, which does not say 'I' but performs 'I'.
Without forgetting it is quite impossible to live at all.
There will be but few people who, when at a loss for topics of conversation, will not reveal the more secret affairs of their friends.
It is the evening that questions thus from within me.
Anything which is a living and not a dying body... will have to be an incarnate will to power, it will strive to grow, spread, seize, become predominant - not from any morality or immorality but because it is living and because life simply is will to power... 'Exploitation'... belongs to the essence
Only with the ultimate knowledge of all things will man have come to know himself. For things are but the boundaries of man.
Good manners disappear in proportion as the influence of a Court and an exclusive aristocracy lessens; this decrease can be plainly observed from decade to decade by those who have an eye for public behavior, which grows visibly.
Love your enemies because they bring out the best in you.
When Zarathustra was alone . . . he said to his heart: "Could it be possible! This old saint in the forest hath not yet heard of it, that God is dead!"
Idleness is the parent of psychology. Friedrich Nietzsch
Ah, there are so many things betwixt heaven and earth of which only the poets have dreamed!
Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities.
Dead are all gods: now we want the overman to live.