Widgets Favorite Quotations Søren Kierkegaard Kierkegaard's Writings

"God does not think; he creates. He does not exist; he is eternal." ~ Søren Kierkegaard

There is no truth, except truth for me.

Give to the intellect, wisdom to comprehend the one thing; to the heart, sincerity to receive this understanding; to the will, purity that wills only one thing.

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.

A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.

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.

Adversity not only draws people together but brings forth that beautiful inward friendship, just as the cold winter forms ice-figures on the window panes which the warmth of the sun effaces.

Don't forget to love yourself.

Experience, it is said, makes a man wise. That is very silly talk. If there were nothing beyond experience it would simply drive him mad.

Had I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than The Individual.

How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.

I must find a truth that is true for me.