Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

If one considers how much reason every person has for anxiety and timid self-concealment, and how three-quarters of his energy and goodwill can be paralyzed and made unfruitful by it, one has to be very grateful to fashion, insofar as it sets that three-quarters free and communicates self-confidence and mutual cheerful agreeableness to those who know they are subject to its law.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher. Assorted Opinions and Maxims, aph. 209, published as first supplement to Human, All Too Human (1879).
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