Two different things wanteth the true man: danger and diversion. Therefore wanteth he woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
There is no devil and no hell. Thy soul will be dead even sooner than thy body; fear, therefore, nothing any more!
Many short follies – that is called love by you. And your marriage putteth an end to many short follies, with one long stupidity.
How many things are now called the worst wickedness, which are only twelve feet broad and three months long! Some day, however, will greater dragons come into the world.
When ye are exalted above praise and blame, and your will would command all things, as a loving one’s will: there is the origin of your virtue.
What is the ape to man? A laughing-stock, a thing of shame. And just the same shall man be to the Superman: a laughing-stock, a thing of shame.
Weariness, which seekth to get to the ultimate with one leap, with a death-leap; a poor ignorant weariness, unwilling even to will any longer: that created all gods and backworlds.
Voluptuousness: only to the withered a sweet poison; to the lion-willed, however, the great cordial, and the reverently saved wine of wines.