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Friedrich Nietzsche
(1844-1900) born on
Oct 15
German philosopher, poet. He was a noted critic of Christianity, conformism and nationalism who wrote "The Birth of Tragedy," 1872.
         
   
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We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once.

R
The literary woman, unsatisfied, agitated, desolate in heart and entrails, listening every minute with painful curiosity to the imperative which whispers from the depths of her organism "aut liberi aut libri."
A
All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.
N
All good things were at one time bad things; every original sin has developed into an original virtue.
K
It was modesty which in Greece invented the word "philosopher" and left the splendid arrogance of calling oneself wise to the actors of the spirit --the modesty of such monsters of pride and self-glorification as Pythagoras, as Plato.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: Twilight of the Idols, "Expeditions of an Untimely Man," aph. 27 (1889). Aut liberi aut libri = "either children or books."
A: The Genealogy of Morals, " First Essay," sct. 17, 1887.
N: The Genealogy of Morals, Essay 3, "What Do Ascetic Ideals Mean?," aph. 9 (1887).
K: The Gay Science, aph. 351 (1887).
   


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