Nietzsche on the prospect of secular ethics (as quoted on the dedication of Reasons & Persons)

At last the horizon appears free to us again, even granted that it is not bright; at last our ships may venture out again, venture out to face any danger; all the daring of the lover of knowledge is permitted again; the sea, our sea, lies open again; perhaps there has never yet been such an open sea’.

quote nietzsche derek parfit