They are all of them advocates who refuse the name, that is in most cases wily spokesmen for their prejudices, which they dub "truths"; and they are very far from having a conscience brave enough to own up to it, very far from having the good taste to announce it bravely, whether to warn a foe or a friend, or simply from high spirits and self-mockery.
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submitted by SylphofLight, October 26, 2016
From the 1886 book Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future, by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900).
This quote was added June 6, 2016.