As soon as a religion comes to dominate it has as its opponents all those who would have been its first disciples.
We are alien to each other, and their virtues are even more repugnant to my taste than their falsehoods and false dice.
Because thou once saidest, O Zarathustra: ‘Spirit is life which itself cutteth into life';—that led and allured me to thy doctrine. And verily, with mine own blood have I increased mine own knowledge!
First, one has the difficulty of emancipating oneself from one's chains; and, ultimately, one has to emancipate oneself from this emancipation too.
Our duties - are the rights of others over us.
The deepest and most sublime hatred is a hatred which creates ideals and transforms values—something whose like has never been seen on earth.