Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

Sometimes in conversation the sound of our own voice distracts us and misleads us into making assertions that in no way express our true opinions.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 247, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man in Society," aphorism 333, "Danger in the Voice," (1878).
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