Soren kierkegaard Quotes

Life is not a problem to be...

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 28
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"The tyrant dies and his rule ...

"The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins." - Soren Kierkegaard
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β€œThere are two ways to be fooled. One is to...

β€œThere are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” – Soren Kierkegaard
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β€œWhat is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish...

β€œWhat is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but who’s lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.” -Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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"There are two ways to be fooled. One is to...

"There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true" - Soren kierkegaard
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β€œA fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it ...

β€œA fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it's a joke." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 06
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"The most painful state of being is re...

"The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one you’ll never have." --Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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"Life is a mystery to be...

"Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved." β€”Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 30
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"Far from idleness being the ro...

"Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good." β€” Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 13
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"Happiness is the grea...

"Happiness is the greatest hiding place for despair." --Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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"Life can only be understood...

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards." β€” Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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β€œThey fell in love with a girl, they set heaven and earth i...

β€œThey fell in love with a girl, they set heaven and earth in motion to possess her; when they succeeded, perhaps they tired of her and sought a new love.” -Either/Or, Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 10
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"What if everything in the world wer...

"What if everything in the world were a misunderstanding, what if laughter were really tears?" --Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 26
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Most men pursue pleasure with ...

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 04
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"A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer wa...

"A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer was talking. But he became more and more quiet until in the end he realized prayer is listening." -Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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"If you think you u...

"If you think you understand, it isn't God." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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"A β€˜no’ does not hide anything...

"A β€˜no’ does not hide anything, but a β€˜yes’ very easily becomes a deception." --Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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"Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth β€” look at ...

"Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth β€” look at the dying man’s struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment." --Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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"The question is not "To be or no...

"The question is not "To be or not to be," it is what we should be until we are not." - Soren Kierkegaard
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"I found I had less and less to say, until finally...

"I found I had less and less to say, until finally, I became silent, and began to listen. I discovered in the silence, the voice of God." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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Life can only be understood...

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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"Boredom is the root of all e...

"Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself." --Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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I have seen men in real life who so long ...

I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others that at last their true nature could not reveal itself. Soren Kierkegaard
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"Take a chance, you may lose....

"Take a chance, you may lose. Take not a chance & you have lost already" -Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 21
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"People settle for a level of d...

"People settle for a level of despair they can tolerate and call it happiness." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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"Life can only be understood...

"Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 01
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Life can only be understood...

Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forwards. β€” Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 23
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"People demand freedom of speech as a ...

"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 18
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Life can only be understood...

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards. -Soren Kierkegaard
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"There are two ways to be fooled. One is to...

"There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true." -Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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"The function of prayer is not to infl...

"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays." -Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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"Life can only be understood...

"Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 12
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"The most common form of...

"The most common form of despair is not being who you are." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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"People demand freedom of speech as a ...

"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 17
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"The more people who believe something, the m...

"The more people who believe something, the more apt it is to be wrong. The person who's right often has to stand alone." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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Life can only be understood...

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards - Soren Kierkegaard.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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Life is not a problem to b...

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 10
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"People demand freedom of speech as a ...

"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use." – Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 27
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To dare is to lose one's footi...

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. – Soren Kierkegaard
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"Life is not a problem to be...

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." ~ Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 22
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"Life is not a problem to be...

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 02
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"Life is not a problem to b...

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced" - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 09
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Love is all, it giv...

Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all ~ Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 07
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"... it is through sin tha...

"... it is through sin that one first catches light of salvation" - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 08
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"How absurd men are! They never use th...

"How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, and they demand those they do not have." β€” Soren Kierkegaard
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"The crucial thing is to find a truth which...

"The crucial thing is to find a truth which is truth for me, to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die" - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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"People demand freedom of speech t...

"People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid." - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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"During the first period of a ma...

"During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk." Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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" Face the facts of being what...

" Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are" - Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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"To dare is to lose one's foot...

"To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself" - Soren Kierkegaard
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