Nietzsche for you
Put Nietzsche in your fortunes.
This project collects aphorisms from various works by Friedrich Nietzsche, and makes them available in a machine-readable format compatible with UNIX
The simplest way to use this is:
You might want to limit the length of texts that will be chosen. This is my preferred command:
fortune -s -n 400 this_project/fortune
And you'll probably want to decorate your fortune as well.
I like the
cowsay $(fortune -s -n 400 this_project/fortune)
Got more aphorisms to contribute? Please do!
Building the data files
The source files that you should be editing are located in
./fortune are machine-generated.
If you have added or modified text, re-flow it to match the standard line width:
Any time the contents change, you'll want to re-generate the data files:
All works in
src were originally made available under public domain.
Some of the works were graciously provided by Project Gutenberg.
All contents of this project are made available under the WTFPL. See COPYING for more information.