Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

One is twice as willing to jump in after a person who has fallen into the water when there are people present who do not dare to do so.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 245, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man in Society," aphorism 325, "The Presence of Witnesses," (1878).
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