Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
Contributed by: Zaady
Where is the lightning to lick you with its tongue? Where is the madness with which you should be cleansed? Behold, I show you the Superman. He is this lightning, he is this madness.
Live in danger. Build your cities on the slopes of Vesuvius.
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
No one is such a liar as the indignant man.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.
Source: Beyond Good and Evil, 1886
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.
Source: Jenseits von Gut und Böse [Beyond Good and Evil]
In order to acquire intellect one must need it. One loses it when it is no longer necessary.
Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
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