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Old April 10 2013, 07:00 PM   #44
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Re: Do you like to read?

RJDiogenes wrote: View Post
Nietzsche is dead?
As dead as a door-nail.
Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might be inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade. But the wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile; and my unhallowed hands shall not disturb it, or the Country's done for. You will therefore permit me to repeat, emphatically, that Nietzsche is as dead as a door-nail.


(and yep, A Christmas Carol is another of my favourites)
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