Category: Soren Kierkegaard

“The thinker without a paradox is like a lover without feeling.”

Søren Kierkegaard, Philosophical Fragments

“Which is more difficult, to awaken one who sleeps or to awaken one who, awake, dreams that he is awake?” – Soren Kierkegaard

“It is true and always will be true that virtue is the highest wisdom.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“The world can be possessed only by its possessing me, and this in turn is the way it possesses the person who has won the world.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“It is no doubt difficult to give a definition of inwardness.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“The greatest hazard of all, losing one’s self, can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“It is the duty of the human understanding to understand that there are things which it cannot understand, and what those things are.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“All comparison is worldly, all emphasis upon it is a worldly attachment in the service of vanity.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“One can advise comfortably from a safe port.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“Without risk, faith is an impossibility.” – Soren Kierkegaard