Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

As the will to truth thus gains self-consciousness—there can be no doubt of that—morality will gradually perish now: this is the great spectacle in a hundred acts reserved for the next two centuries in Europe—the most terrible, most questionable, and perhaps also the most hopeful of all spectacles.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, pp. 410-411, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo, p. 161, trans. by Walter Kaufmann, New York, Vintage Books (1967). On the Genealogy of Morals, "Third Essay," section 2 (1887).
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