Quotes by Soren Kierkegaard

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Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward.
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To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
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Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it.
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Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
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A poet is an unhappy being whose heart is torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: "Sing for us soon again;" that is as much as to say, "May new sufferings torment your soul."
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Christendom has done away with Christianity without being quite aware of it.
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