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Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche
Because men really respect only that which was founded of old and has developed slowly, he who wants to live on after his death must take care not only of his posterity but even more of his past.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher. Assorted Opinions and Maxims, aph. 307, published as first supplement to Human, All-Too-Human (1879).
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