Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future, published in Next Step Idea Stuck? Finally that the most essential may not remain unsaidone comes back out of such abysses, out of such severe sickness, and out of the sickness of strong suspicion new-born, with the skin cast ; more sensitive, more wicked, with a finer taste for joy, with a more delicate tongue for all good things, with a merrier disposition, with a second and more dangerous innocence in joy; more childish at the same time, and a hundred times more refined than ever before. Who gave us the sponge to wipe away the entire horizon? PERHAPS more than one preface would be necessary for this book; and after all it might still be doubtful whether any one could be brought nearer to the experiences in it by means of prefaces, without having himself experienced something similar.
Out of context, it sounds like it could be a morbid statement.
Nietzsche's The Gay Science: Summary & Quotes
PERHAPS more than one preface would be necessary for this book; and after all it might still be doubtful whether any one could be brought nearer to the experiences in it by means of prefaces, without having himself experienced something similar. Login here for access. Ah, how little you know of the happiness of man, you comfortable and good-natured ones! How malignantly we now listen to the great holiday-hubbub with which "cultured people" and city-men at present allow themselves to be forced to "spiritual enjoyment" by art, books, and music, with the help of spirituous liquors! But our life is too short and our power of vision too small for us to be more than friends in the sense of this sublime possibility.
We have killed him — you and I. The application is also able to create quotes images from your own quotes. Browse Browse by subject. Would you not throw yourself down and gnash your teeth and curse the demon who spoke thus? And yet it will soon be so still for all these shouting, lively, life- loving people!