Quotes: Friedrich Nietzsche
"Nietzsche is Dead."
— God, 1900, as quoted by countless philosophy majors
"To find everything profound—that is an inconvenient trait. It makes one strain one's eyes all the time, and in the end one finds more than one might have wished."
— Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 158
"Above all else, my children, be hard. For what is done for love is beyond good and evil."
— Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, telling people to live life by their own rules and nobody else's
"The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently."
— Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, railing against humanity's herd instincts
"The very word "Christianity" is a misunderstanding—at bottom there was only one Christian, and he died on the cross."
"You would not enjoy Nietzsche, sir. He is fundamentally unsound."