Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

This, however, is my teaching: whoever would one day learn to fly must first learn to stand and to walk and to run and to leap and to climb and to dance:Myou cannot fly into flying!
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 4, p. 244, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Zarathustra, in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Third Part, "On the Spirit of Gravity," section 2, 1884.
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