Wisdom and the Sun’s Light (Nietzsche)


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“Thou great star! What would be thy happiness if thou hadst not those for whom you shine!

For ten years hast thou climbed hither to my cave: you would your light and of the journey have become sick without me, mine eagle and my serpent.

But we awaited thee every morning, took from you your overflow and blessed thee for it.
See! I am weary of my wisdom, like the bee, the honey has collected too much, I need hands outstretched to take it.

I want to give away and austheilen, until the wise among the people of their folly, and the poor of their wealth are once again become happy.

For this I must get into the deep: as thou doest in the evening, when you go behind the sea and even the underworld bring light, you over-rich star!

(Quote Source: Thus Spoke Zarathustra)

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  1. Reblogged this on hocuspocus13 and commented:
    jinxx🍁xoxo

    September 24, 2015 at 2:50 am

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