Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

The consequences of our actions grab us by the scruff of our necks, quite indifferent to our claim that we have "gotten better" in the meantime.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, p. 103, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Beyond Good and Evil, "Fourth Part: Maxims and Interludes," section 179 (1886).
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