Beyond Good And Evil Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Seneca the Younger and many others.
Physiologists should think before putting down the instinct of self-preservation as the cardinal instinct of an organic being. A living thing seeks above all to discharge its strength–life itself is will to power; self-preservation is only one of the indirect and most frequent results.
Objection, evasion, joyous distrust, and love of irony are signs of health; everything absolute belongs to pathology.
The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Life’s neither a good nor an evil: it’s a field for good and evil.
The will to overcome an emotion, is ultimately only the will of another, or of several other, emotions.
In the end things must be as they are and have always been–the great things remain for the great, the abysses for the profound, the delicacies and thrills for the refined, and, to sum up shortly, everything rare for the rare.
To recognize untruth as a condition of life–that certainly means resisting accustomed value feelings in a dangerous way; and a philosophy that risks this would by that token alone place itself beyond good and evil.
For all things are baptized at the font of eternity, and beyond good and evil; good and evil themselves, however, are but intervening shadows and damp afflictions and passing clouds.
In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man.
What is done out of love always occurs beyond good and evil.
Insanity in individuals is something rare – but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
Dreadful experiences raise the question whether he who experiences them, is not something dreadful also.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
One loves ultimately one’s desires, not the thing desired.
One should not go into churches if one wants to breathe pure air.
Christianity gave Eros poison to drink; he did not die of it, certainly, but degenerated to Vice.