The Eagle and the Serpent; A Journal for Free Spirits and for Spirits Struggling to Be Free ... Volume 2-19

The Eagle and the Serpent; A Journal for Free Spirits and for Spirits Struggling to Be Free ... Volume 2-19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...and a reprobate, and a villain. " Thou must be ready to burn thyself in thine own flame; how couldst thou become new, unless thou hast first become ashes! "O lonesome one, thou goest the way of him who creates; thou wouldst create for thyself a God out of thy seven devils! " O lonesome one, thou goest the way of him who loves; thou lovest thyself and therefore thou despisest thyself, as only the loving despise. "He who loves seeks to create, because he despises! What does he know of love who has not been obliged to despise the very thing he loved! " Go into thy isolation, my brother, with thy love and thy creating; it will only be late that thy justification will limp after thee. " With my tears, go, my brother, unto thy isolation. I love him who seeks to create something beyond himself, and thus perishes."-----Thus spake Zarathustra. " WHY dost thou steal along so timidly in the twilight, Zarathustra? And what dost thou hide so carefully under thy mantle? " ls it a treasure which has been given thee? or a child which has been born to thee? Or dost thou now go ona thief's errand, thou friend of the wicked? "--" Verily, my brother," said Zarathustra, " it is a treasure which has been given me: it is a little truth which I carry. "But it is naughty, like a baby; and when I do not hold its mouth it cries too loud. i "To-day, as I went on my way alone. at the time the sun goes down, an old girl met me, and spake thus to my soul: --" ' Much has Zarathustra spoken to us women, but never has he spoken to us about women.' "And I answered her: ' One should only speak to men about women.' _" 'Speak also to me...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123698577X
  • 9781236985774