I admire the courage and wisdom of Socrates in everything he did, saidand did not say.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 569, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); The Gay Science, p. 340, trans. by Walter Kaufmann, New York, Vintage Books (1974). The Gay Science, first edition, "Fourth Book: Sanctus Januarius," aphorism 340 (1882).)
Insolent youth rides, now, in the whirlwind. For those modern iconoclasts who are without culture possess, apparently, all the courage.
(Ellen Glasgow (1873-1945), U.S. novelist. The Woman Within, ch. 12 (1954).
Written in 1944, of the "New South." Glasgow had grown up in the more traditional Southern ambience of late-nineteenth-century Virginia.)