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Date: 1882

"I have given a name to my pain, and call it 'a dog,'--it is just as faithful, just as importunate and shameless, just as entertaining, just as wise, as any other dog--and I can domineer over it, and vent my bad humor on it, as others do with their dogs, servants, and wives."

— Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900)

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Date: 1883-1885

"The body is a great intelligence, a multiplicity with one sense, a war and a peace, a herd and a herdsman."

— Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900)

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Date: 1883-1885

"Behind your thoughts and feelings, my brother, stands a mighty commander, and unknown sage--he is called Self. He lives in your body, he is your body."

— Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.