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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche ( /ˈniːtʃə/; ; October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy, and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony, and aphorism.

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    Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful to observe whether it is not really the assertion of private interests which is thereby designated.
    —Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831)

    The newspaper reader says: this party is destroying itself through such mistakes. My higher politics says: a party that makes such mistakes is finished—it has lost its instinctive sureness.
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