Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

The Greeks, with their truly healthy culture, have once and for all justified philosophy simply by having engaged in it, and having engaged in it more fully than any other people.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 1, p. 805, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks, p. 28, trans. by Marianne Cowan, Chicago, Gateway Editions (1962). "Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks," section 1 (1873).
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