Quotation by Friedrich Nietzsche

This is one of the stout-hearted old warriors: he is angry with civilization because he supposes that its aim is to make all good things—honors, treasures, beautiful women—accessible even to cowards.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 143, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Dawn, "Third Book," aphorism 153, "A Malcontent," (1881).
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