Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

Let us think this thought in its most terrible form: existence as it is, without meaning or aim, and yet recurring inevitably, without a finale in nothingness—"eternal recurrence."
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 12, p. 213, selection 5[71], eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980) 213. Unpublished fragments dating to Summer 1886-Fall 1887, series on "European Nihilism," section 6 (June 10, 1887).
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