Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

By Friedrich Nietzsche

Ainsi parlait Zarathoustra « Cette oeuvre est complètement à half. Ne parlons pas ici des poètes : peut-être n'y a-t-il jamais rien ecu qui soit d'une telle surabondance de strength. Ma suggestion du dionysiaque s'est faite ici motion d'éclat ; comparé à elle, tout autre agir humain apparaît misérable et limité. Qu'un Goethe, qu'un Shakespeare ne sauraient respirer un seul rapid dans cette atmosphère de ardour et d'altitude, que Dante, auprès de Zarathoustra, ne soit qu'un croyant, et non quelqu'un qui start par créer l. a. vérité, un esprit qui gouverne le monde, un destin -, que les poètes du Véda soient des prêtres et pas même dignes de dénouer les chaussures de Zarathoustra, voilà qui n'est encore qu'une litote et ne donne aucune idée de l. a. distance, de los angeles solitude azuréenne où vit cette oeuvre » (Nietzsche, Ecce Homo, « Pourquoi j'écris de si bons livres »).

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But silence was in the heart of the dark, the silence of dust and the things that would never stir, if left alone. And the ticking of the invisible alarm-clock was as the voice of that silence which, like the dark, would one day triumph too. And then all would be still and dark and all things from his pocket the few on the table and went. But it sometimes happened, before he decided to go, before he went rather, for there was no decision, that a hen, taking advantage of the open door, would venture into the room.

I can see I can even see the window-pane, or the wall nothing, scarcely a that it often looks like the it so contrast with forming sharp 32 others, less excellent. edge of an abyss. I hear the noise of my little finger as it glides over the paper and then that so different of the pencil following That is what surprises me and makes me say that something must have changed. Whence that child I might have been, why after. And not? I hear also, there we are at last, I hear a choir, far for me not to hear it when it goes soft.

It is ruled in squares. The first pages are covered with ciphers and other symbols and diagrams, with here and there a brief phrase. Calculations, I reckon. They seem to stop suddenly, prematurely finding one. I As though discouraged. Perhaps it is astronomy, or astrology. I did not look closely. I drew a line, no, I did not even draw a line, and I wrote, Soon I shall be quite dead at last, and so on, without even going on to the next page, which at all events. was blank. Good. Now I need not dilate on this exercise-book when it comes to the inventory, but merely say, Item, an exercisebook, giving perhaps the colour of the cover.

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