Beyond Good and Evil
perishings to prevail; men, not sufficiently noble to see the radically different grades of
rank and intervals of rank that separate man from man:--SUCH men, with their "equality
before God," have hitherto swayed the destiny of Europe; until at last a dwarfed, almost
ludicrous species has been produced, a gregarious animal, something obliging, sickly,
mediocre, the European of the present day.