Soren Kierkegaard (1813 – 1855)

Soren Kierkegaard Quote – “Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour…?”

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour when every one has to throw off his mask? Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked? Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it? I have seen men in real life […]

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Soren Kierkegaard Quote – “A thinker erects an immense building…”

A thinker erects an immense building, a system, a system which embraces the whole of existence and world-history, etc. And if we contemplate his personal life, we discover to our astonishment this terrible and ludicrous fact, that he himself personally does not live in this immense high-vaulted palace, but in a barn alongside of it, or in a dog kennel, […]

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Soren Kierkegaard Quote – “Eternity alone understands about compassion…”

Eternity alone understands about compassion. If you therefore wish to learn to understand compassion, you must learn it from eternity. But if you wish to understand the eternal, then there must be quiet about you, while you absolutely center your attention on inwardness. Soren Kierkegaard (1813 – 1855)

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Soren Kierkegaard Quote – “The life of love is hidden…”

So the life of love is hidden, but its secret life is itself in motion and has eternity in it. As the quiet lake, however placidly it lies, is really running water — for is there not a wellspring at bottom? — so love, however quiet it is in its concealment, is ever flowing. But the quiet lake can become […]

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