Twilight of the Idols


Friedrich Nietzsche

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An aphorism is a short statement that conveys some kind of truth. Nietzsche is known for his frequent use of aphorism, irony, and other literary elements.
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Aphorism Term Timeline in Twilight of the Idols

The timeline below shows where the term Aphorism appears in Twilight of the Idols. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Expeditions of an Untimely Man
History and the Decline of Civilization  Theme Icon
The Will to Power   Theme Icon
The Ideal vs. The Real  Theme Icon
Christianity and the “Revaluation of All Values”  Theme Icon
...but have become more distinct and specialized over time. The architect, by contrast, is neither Dionysian nor Apollonian . Instead, the “act of will” inspires them. Only the most powerful men have inspired... (full context)