Soren Kierkegaard (May 05, 1813 - November 11, 1855)
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Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here? What is this thing called the world? How did I come into the world? Why was I not consulted? And If I am compelled to take part in it, Where is the director? I want to see him.
The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.
Irony is a disciplinarian feared only by those who do not know it, but cherished by those who do
I have said democracy and freedom do not work too well if you are hungry, if you are starving.
Our tasks are given, we are but instruments.Nothing is all our own that we create.
I wonder if any of them can tell from just looking at me that all I am is the sum total of my pain, a raw woundedness so extreme that it might be terminal. It might be terminal velocity, the speed of the sound of a girl falling down to a place from where she can't be retrieved. What if I am stuck down here for good?