Friedrich Nietzsche, The Wanderer and His Shadow (Der Wanderer und sein Schatten).

The Wanderer and his Shadow, the second supplement to Human, All Too Human, first published in 1880.


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The Most Terrible Revenge.  If we wish to take a thorough revenge upon an opponent, we must wait until we have our hand quite full of truths and equities, and can calmly use the whole lot against him.  Hence the exercise of revenge may be identified with the exercise of equity.  It is the most terrible kind of revenge, for there is no higher court to which an appeal can be made.  Thus did Voltaire revenge himself on Piron with five lines that sum up Piron's whole life, work, and character: every word is a truth.  So too he revenged himself upon Frederick the Great in a letter to him from Ferney.  

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