Was Nietzsche writing about Beck in "The Use and Abuse of History"
Nietzsche writes "Monumental history lives by false analogy,”“It entices the brave to rashness, and the enthusiastic to fanaticism by its tempting comparisons. Imagine this history in the hands—and the head—of a gifted egoist or an inspired scoundrel; kingdoms would be overthrown, princes murdered, war and revolution let loose,"
"War is cruelty,and you cannot refine it." Sherman to the leadership of Atlanta prior to burning the city.
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
"Another means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions of property in geometrical progression as they rise." --Thomas Jefferson to J. Madison, 1785.