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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PROFOUND PEOPLE.  Those whose strength lies in the deepening of impressions they are usually called profound people are relatively self possessed and decided in all sudden emergencies, for in the first moment the impression is still shallow, it only then becomes deep.  Long foreseen, long expected events or persons, however, excite such natures most, and make them almost incapable of eventually having presence of mind on the arrival thereof.  
 

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