Quotes from Thus Spoke Zarathustra presented without comment.
Art thou a slave? Then thou canst not be a friend. Art thou a tyrant? Then thou canst not have friends.
Far too long hath there been a slave and a tyrant concealed in woman. On that account woman is not yet capable of friendship: she knoweth only love.
In woman’s love there is injustice and blindness to all she doth not love.
Concerning woman, one should only talk unto men.
Everything in woman is a riddle, and everything in woman hath one solution – it is called pregnancy.
Heheh. I said without comment but promised nothing regarding chortles.
Man is for woman a means: the purpose is always the child. But what is woman for man?
Two different things wanteth the true man: danger and diversion. Therefore wanteth he woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Man shall be trained for war, and woman for the recreation of the warrior: all else is folly.
Let man fear woman when she loveth: then maketh she every sacrifice, and everything else she regardeth as worthless.
Let man fear woman when she hateth: for man in his innermost soul is merely evil; woman, however, is mean.
The happiness of man is, “I will.” The happiness of woman is, “He will.”
“Lo! Now hath the world become perfect!” – thus thinketh every woman when she obeyeth with all her love.
Obey, must the woman, and find a depth for her surface. Surface, is woman’s soul, a mobile, stormy film on shallow water.
Man’s soul, however, is deep, its current gusheth in subterranean caverns: woman surmiseth its force, but comprehendeth it not.
“Thou goest to women? Do not forget thy whip!”
Many short follies – that is called love by you. And your marriage putteth an end to many short follies, with one long stupidity.
And how seriously does Nietzsche take all this?
Of all that is written, I love only what a person hath written with his blood.