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Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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You look up when you wish to be exalted. And I look down because I am exalted.

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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.

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And once you are awake, you shall remain awake eternally.

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Brave, unconcerned, mocking, violent–thus wisdom wants us: she is a woman, and loves only a warrior.

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I tell you: one must still have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star. I tell you: you still have chaos in you.

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Spirit is the life that itself strikes into life: through its own torment it increases its own knowledge -- did you know that before?

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I change too quickly: my today refutes my yesterday. When I ascend I often jump over steps, and no step forgives me that.

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But thus do I counsel you, my friends: distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!

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Close beside my knowledge lies my black ignorance.

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Blessed are the sleepy ones: for they shall soon nod off.

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When Zarathustra was alone, however, he said to his heart: "Could it be possible! This old saint in the forest hath not yet heard of it, that God is dead!

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What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.

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The higher we soar the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.

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Of all that is written I love only what a man has written in his own blood.

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Silence is worse; all truths that are kept silent become poisonous.

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The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.

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Man is something that shall be overcome. Man is a rope, tied between beast and overman — a rope over an abyss. What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not an end.

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