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Beyond Good and Evil

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I find Nietzsche, w/o waning in profundity, to be the most enjoyable and readable philosopher since Plato. here are a few quotes i have ruminated over so far...

The virtues of the common man might perhaps signify vices and weaknesses in a philosopher.

One should not go to church if one wants to breathe pure air.

Wouldn't thinking have put over on us the biggest hoax yet? And what warrant would there be that it would not continue to do what it has always done?

What serves the higher type of men as nourishment or delectation must almost be poison for a very different and inferior type.

**(my fav)--- When one is young, one venerates and despises without the art of nuances which constitutes the best gain in life, and it is only fair that one has to pay dearly for having assaulted men in this manner with Yes and No.

Is it any wonder that we "free spirits" are not exactly the most communicative spirits?