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Where words fail, music speaks. Hans Christian Andersen

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard
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Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. Soren Kierkegaard

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard

What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music. Soren Kierkegaard

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts. Soren Kierkegaard

Purity of heart is to will one thing. Soren Kierkegaard

Repetition is the reality and the seriousness of life. Soren Kierkegaard

During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk. Soren Kierkegaard

The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins. Soren Kierkegaard

Geniuses are like thunderstorms. They go against the wind, terrify people, cleanse the air. Soren Kierkegaard

What our age lacks is not reflection, but passion. Soren Kierkegaard

Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own. Soren Kierkegaard

Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself. Soren Kierkegaard

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field. Niels Bohr

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. Soren Kierkegaard

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. Soren Kierkegaard

Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved. Soren Kierkegaard

Once you label me you negate me. Soren Kierkegaard

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. Soren Kierkegaard

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite. Soren Kierkegaard

Most of the people who will walk behind me will be children so make the beat keep time with short steps. Hans Christian Andersen

Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown. Soren Kierkegaard

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. Soren Kierkegaard

The truth is a snare: you cannot have it, without being caught. You cannot have the truth in such a way that you catch it, but only in such a way that it catches you. Soren Kierkegaard

It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature. Hans Christian Andersen

Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard

Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan's egg. Hans Christian Andersen

The cure for anything is salt water -- sweat, teats, or the sea. Isak Dinesen

The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea. Isak Dinesen



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