Just dare it!

June 18, 2017


Friedrich Nietzsche circa 1875, by F. Hartmann in Basel (public domain)

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“Man vergilt einem Lehrer schlecht, wenn man immer nur der Schüler bleibt. Und warum wollt ihr nicht an meinem Kranze rupfen?”

(Ecce Homo, Vorwort, 1888)

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One repays a teacher poorly if one always remains only a student. And why would you not pluck at my wreath?

(Ecce Homo, Foreword, 1888)

Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher (1844-1900)

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February 28, 2016

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“Was? du suchst? du möchtest dich verzehnfachen, verhundertfachen? du suchst Anhänger? – Suche Nullen!”

(Götzen-Dämmerung, Sprüche und Pfeile, 14, 1889)

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What? You search? You would multiply yourself by ten, by a hundred? You seek followers? Seek zeros!

(Twilight of the Idols, Maxims and Arrows, 14, 1889)

Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher (1844-1900)

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