“Why does all that is highest nowadays reveal itself so often as a false tendency? Because nobody…”

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“Why does all that is highest nowadays reveal itself so often as a false tendency? Because nobody understands himself who doesn’t understand his fellows. Therefore you first have to believe you’re not alone, you always have to intuit everything infinitely and never tire of cultivating the intellect until you’ve finally found what’s original and essential. Then the Genius of the Age will appear to you and gently intimate what is proper and what isn’t.”

Friedrich Schlegel, Ideas

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