Friedrich Nietzsche Quote

I am afraid that old women are more skeptical in their most secret heart of hearts than any man: they believe in the superficiality of existence as in its essence, and all virtue and profundity is to them merely a veil over this "truth," a most welcome veil over a pudendum--and so a matter of decency and modesty, and nothing else.


The Gay Science: With a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs (ed. Vintage, 2010) - ISBN: 9780307434173

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I am afraid that old women are more skeptical in their most secret heart of hearts than any man: they believe in the superficiality of existence as...

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I am afraid that old women are more skeptical in their most secret heart of hearts than any man: they believe in the superficiality of existence as...

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I am afraid that old women are more skeptical in their most secret heart of hearts than any man: they believe in the superficiality of existence as...

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I am afraid that old women are more skeptical in their most secret heart of hearts than any man: they believe in the superficiality of existence as...