One repays a teacher badly if one always remains nothing but a pupil.
("Thus Spoke Zarathustra")
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It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.
We often refuse to accept an idea merely because the tone of voice in which it has been expressed is unsympathetic to us.
What if a demon were to creep after you one night, in your loneliest loneness, and say, 'This life which you live must be lived by you once again and innumerable times more and every pain and joy and thought and sigh must come again to you, all in the same sequence. The eternal hourglass will again and again be turnedand you with it, dust of the dust' Would you throw yourself down and gnash your teeth and curse that demon Or would you answer, 'Never have I heard anything more divine'
I fear animals regard man as a creature of their own kind which has in a highly dangerous fashion lost its healthy animal reason -- as the mad animal, as the laughing animal, as the weeping animal, as the unhappy animal.
Something unappeased, unappeasable, is within me.
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