How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we are marching into battle against an enemy.

Dawn, "Fifth Book," aphorism 557, "Into Battle Against an Enemy," (1881).

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You have overcome yourself: but why do you show yourself to me only as the one overcome? I want to see the victor: cast roses into the abyss and say, “Here is my thanks to the monster, because it didn’t know how to swallow me!”