Beyond Good and Evil
174. Ye Utilitarians--ye, too, love the UTILE only as a VEHICLE for your inclinations,--
ye, too, really find the noise of its wheels insupportable!
175. One loves ultimately one's desires, not the thing desired.
176. The vanity of others is only counter to our taste when it is counter to our vanity.
177. With regard to what "truthfulness" is, perhaps nobody has ever been sufficiently
178. One does not believe in the follies of clever men: what a forfeiture of the rights of
179. The consequences of our actions seize us by the forelock, very indifferent to the fact
that we have meanwhile "reformed."
180. There is an innocence in lying which is the sign of good faith in a cause.
181. It is inhuman to bless when one is being cursed.
182. The familiarity of superiors embitters one, because it may not be returned.
183. "I am affected, not because you have deceived me, but because I can no longer
believe in you."
184. There is a haughtiness of kindness which has the appearance of wickedness.
185. "I dislike him."--Why?--"I am not a match for him."--Did any one ever answer so?