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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.
Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.

To live alone one must be an animal or a god --says Aristotle. There is yet a third case: one must be both --a philosopher.
That grand drama in a hundred acts, which is reserved for the next two centuries of Europe --the most terrible, most questionable and perhaps also the most hopeful of all dramas. . .
All in all, punishment hardens and renders people more insensible; it concentrates; it increases the feeling of estrangement; it strengthens the power of resistance.
You may have enemies whom you hate, but not enemies whom you despise. You must be proud of your enemy: then the success of your enemy shall be your success too.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Anti-Christ, aph. 54 (1895).
R: Twilight of the Idols, , "Maxims and Arrows," aph. 3 (1889).
A: The Genealogy of Morals, Essay 3, aph. 27 (1887; tr. 1899).
N: The Genealogy of Morals, essay 2, aph. 14, 1887.
K: Thus Spoke Zarathustra, pt. 1, "Of War and Warriors" (1883-92; tr. 1961).

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