Friedrich Nietzsche quote about vanity from Beyond Good and Evil - The vanity of others is only counter to our taste when it is counter to our vanity.
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The vanity of others is only counter to our taste when it is counter to our vanity.
 Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil (1886). copy citation

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Author Friedrich Nietzsche
Source Beyond Good and Evil
Topic vanity others
Date 1886
Language English
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Note Translated by Helen Zimmern
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4363/4363-h/4363-h.htm

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“Ye Utilitarians—ye, too, love the UTILE only as a VEHICLE for your inclinations,—ye, too, really find the noise of its wheels insupportable!
175. One loves ultimately one's desires, not the thing desired.
176. The vanity of others is only counter to our taste when it is counter to our vanity.
177. With regard to what "truthfulness" is, perhaps nobody has ever been sufficiently truthful.
178. One does not believe in the follies of clever men: what a forfeiture of the rights of man!
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