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It is an error to regard him as inhuman, as lacking in feeling. What he rejects is negative feeling: what he seeks to overcome is animal wrath, lust, hatred; what he affirms is positive feeling of the best kind--delicate, sensitive, aesthetic, compassionate, and refined. Thus his stoic imperturbability is not rigor mortis.


-- Notebooks Category 6: Emotions and Ethics > Chapter 3: Discipline Emotions > # 181






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