Friedrich Nietzsche, Human All Too Human (Menschliches, Allzumenschliches), subtitled A Book for Free Spirits (Ein Buch für freie Geister).

First published in 1878.   A second part, Assorted Opinions and Maxims (Vermischte Meinungen und Sprüche), was published in 1879, and a third part, The Wanderer and his Shadow (Der Wanderer und sein Schatten), followed in 1880.

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CURIOSITY.  If curiosity did not exist, very little would be done for the good of our neighbour.  But curiosity creeps into the houses of the unfortunate and the needy under the name of duty or of pity.  Perhaps there is a good deal of curiosity even in the much vaunted maternal love.  
 

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