January 4, 1889
To friend Overbeck and wife.
Although you have so far demonstrated little faith in my ability to pay, I yet hope to demonstrate that I am somebody who pays his debts—for example, to you. I am just having all anti-Semites shot.
- Letter from Fredrich Nietzsche to Franz Overbeck, in the throes of madness
Nietzche: defending the Jews long before it was hip. He may not have believed in morality, but he would have fought to the death to defend it. (But only after he had already gone insane.)