Friedrich Nietzsche

Morality is just a fiction used by the herd of inferior human beings to hold back the few superior men.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

Morality is just a fiction used by the herd of inferior human beings to hold back the few superior men.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

To forget one’s purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Death of one’s own free choice, death at the proper time, with a clear head and with joyfulness, consummated in the midst of children and witnesses: so that an actual leave-taking is possible while he who is leaving is still there.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

Merchant and pirate were for a long period one and the same person. Even today mercantile morality is really nothing but a refinement of piratical morality.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

“I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

“After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

“Is man merely a mistake of God’s? Or God merely a mistake of man?”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

“I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.”
? Friedrich Nietzsche

I cannot believe in a god who wants to be praised all the time

“A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche

Shows that Faith does not prove anything

I have not come to know atheism as a result of logical reasoning and still less as an event in my life: in me it is a matter of instinct. I am too inquisitive, too questioning, too high spirited to be satisfied with such clumsy answers. God is a too palpably clumsy answer; an answer which shows a lack of delicacy towards us thinkers—fundamentally, even a crude prohibition to us: you shall not think!

– Friedrich Nietzsche

God is a too palpably clumsy answer

“The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

The essence off all beautiful Art

Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, political parties, nations, and eras it’s the rule.
– Friedrich Nietzsche