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.

-Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

Those who are bent on revolutionizing society may be divided into those who seek something for themselves thereby and those who seek something for their children and grandchildren.

Friedrich Nietzsche
The unlucky hand dealt to clear and precise writers is that people assume they are superficial and so do not go to any trouble inreading them: and the lucky hand dealt to unclear ones is that the reader does go to some trouble and then attributes the pleasure he experiences in his own zeal to them.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The thirst for equality can express itself either as a desire to draw everyone down to one's level, or to raise oneself and everyone else up.

Friedrich Nietzsche
"I have done that," says my memory. "I cannot have done that" -- says my pride, and remains adamant. At last -- memory yields.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The danger of our culture.- We belong to a period of which the culture is in danger of being destroyed by the appliances of culture.

Friedrich Nietzsche
One is fruitful only at the cost of being rich in contradictions.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Ultimately, no one can extract from things, books included, more than he already knows.

Friedrich Nietzsche
whatever is profound loves masks; what is most profound even hates image and parable.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Science is about finding ever better approximations rather than pretending you have already found ultimate truth.A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Friedrich Nietzsche
He who wills believes with a fair amount of certainty that will and action are somehow one; he ascribes the success, the carrying out of the willing, to the will itself, and thereby enjoys an increase of the sensation of power which accompanies all success.