Nietzsche on Institutions
Twilight of the Idols - Expeditions of an Untimely Man - 39
Living for today, living irresponsibly is today called 'freedom'. Whenever the word 'authority' is so much as heard one believes oneself in danger of a new slavery. For institutions to exist there must exist the kind of will, instinct, imperative which is anti-liberal to the point of malice: the will to tradition and to authority. (Without effective punishments no authority can be imposed.)
marriage for example. The rationale of marriage lay 1) in the legal
sole responsibility of the man and 2) its indissolubility in principle.
Indissolubility made itself heard against the accidents of feeling,
passion and the moment. Love matches have simply eliminated the foundation
of marriage, that alone which makes it an institution.