Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on “good memory”

"Pachydermos" by Tom Banwell (August 8, 2009)

"Pachydermos" by Tom Banwell (August 8, 2009)

Many a man fails to become a thinker for the sole reason that his memory is too good.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche in Human, All Too Human (Parts I and II): a book for free spirits, Part II, “Miscellaneous Maxims and Opinions”, translated by Paul V. Cohn, Number 122, (Digireads.com Publishing, 2009), p. 226. First published as Vermischte Meinungen und Sprüche (Mixed Opinions and Maxims), (Chemnitz, Germany: Schmeitzner, 1879).

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"Many a man fails to become a thinker for the sole reason that his memory is too good."




Many a man fails to become a thinker only because his memory is too good.
— in Human, All Too Human, translated by R. J. Hollingdale, Edition 2, (Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 1996), p. 241.

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"Many a man fails to become a thinker only because his memory is too good."
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Posted on behalf of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 under Quotations.

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