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Nietzsche | Because, FOR MAN TO BE REDEEMED FROM REVENGE—that is for me the bridge to the highest hope / distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful
Nietzsche | I, however, am a bestower: willingly do I bestow as friend to friends. Strangers, however, and the poor, may pluck for themselves the fruit from my tree: thus doth it cause less shame
Nietzsche | Courage is the best slayer: it slayeth even death itself; for it saith: “WAS THAT life? Well! Once more!”
Nietzsche | Beware lest in the end a narrow faith capture thee, a hard, rigorous delusion! For now everything that is narrow and fixed seduceth and tempteth thee
Nietzsche | I am a law only for mine own; I am not a law for all. He, however, who belongeth unto me must be strong of bone and light of foot
Nietzsche | Creating—that is the great salvation from suffering, and life’s alleviation. But for the creator to appear, suffering itself is needed, and much transformation
Nietzsche | I should only believe in a God that would know how to dance. And when I saw my devil, I found him serious, thorough, profound, solemn: he was the spirit of gravity
Nietzsche | Write with blood, and thou wilt find that blood is spirit. It is no easy task to understand unfamiliar blood; I hate the reading idlers
Nietzsche | thou amiable fool, Zarathustra, thou too-blindly confiding one / love to anything, IF IT ONLY LIVE
Nietzsche | in the end one experienceth only oneself | And if all ladders henceforth fail thee, then must thou learn to mount upon thine own head: how couldst thou mount upward otherwise?
Nietzsche | Woe saith: Hence! Go! But joys all want eternity
Nietzsche | Raise no longer an arm against them! Innumerable are they, and it is not thy lot to be a fly-flap
Nietzsche | Ready must thou be to burn thyself in thine own flame; how couldst thou become new if thou have not first become ashes!
Nietzsche | I despise thy contempt; and when thou warnedst me—why didst thou not warn thyself? / Where one can no longer love, there should one—PASS BY!
Nietzsche | God is dead: of his pity for man hath God died / For that old God liveth no more: he is indeed dead
Nietzsche | ‘Was THAT—life?’ will I say unto death. ‘Well! Once more!’
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