It is beauty, splendor, force, incessant creation, miracle, and pleasure, pleasure above all.
And even in suffering, for every life seems to be eternally forced to scream, there is an element of inexpressible pleasure. When one has acquired consciousness of this fact, one fervently consents to every effort, even if it is a torture.
He is the adventurer who know how to joyfully accept the heroic adventure that is life.
This love of life imprinted a positive prejudice on those who were strong and lived abundantly. The Greeks, both athletes and artists; the Vikings; the humanists and condottieri of the Renaissance; the Huguenots of the sixteenth century: these are the ones he selects from the pages of history who marked life with their will. synthesis of the inhuman and the superhuman.” At this point it is difficult to distinguish between what brings us close to and what separates us from the great philosopher.
Humanity’s goal can only be reached with the most elevated types.
– It is through these words that this creator became dear to us.
Is it not the product of an entire existence and a tireless intellectual labor?
Nevertheless, I will speak of it without timidity, following the example of this most energetic of free investigators.
But I will resist facilities of language, for such shall be my truth, sought with the sole desire to understand and to ceaselessly progress toward greater clear-sightedness.
If I don’t know how to guide myself, who will guide me?