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A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Words

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.

Henrik Ibsen
  • loneliness

It is not by spectacular achievements that man can be transformed, but by will.

Henrik Ibsen
  • will

The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer.

Fridtjof Nansen
  • difficult

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Independence

A forest bird never wants a cage.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Freedom

Castles in the air - -they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build as well.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Dreams

Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.

Henrik Ibsen
  • best

The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Majority

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • ability

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.

Knute Rockne
  • Weakness

A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Minorities

The most dangerous enemy of truth and freedom amongst us is the compact majority

Henrik Ibsen
  • Liberalism

Win or lose, do it fairly.

Knute Rockne
  • Competition

I demolish my bridges behind me - then there is no choice but forward.

Fridtjof Nansen
  • behind

I came into the world at the right time.

Helge Ingstad
  • came

Play like you're positive on the victory, even though they're leading big now.

Knute Rockne
  • big

There is no need for me continuing unless I'm able to improve.

Knute Rockne
  • able

Adventure is just bad planning.

Roald Amundsen
  • adventure

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.

Edvard Munch
  • death

There is a need for more effective dialogue... between the government and the international community.

Kjell Magne Bondevik
  • between

The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom -- these are the pillars of society.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Society

Really to sin you have to be serious about it.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Sin

Investing in health will produce enormous benefits.

Gro Harlem Brundtland
  • benefits

It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.

Fridtjof Nansen
  • church

Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries.

Kjell Magne Bondevik
  • borders

The burden of proof is now on the Palestinians... They must fight terrorism and dismantle its infrastructures in order to make possible progress on the roadmap.

Kjell Magne Bondevik
  • burden

Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers' suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions and unwanted children.

Gro Harlem Brundtland
  • accepting

Bigger things than the State will fall, all religion will fall.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Religion

Don't use that foreign word ideals. We have that excellent native word lies.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Idealism

People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Health

You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.

Henrik Ibsen
  • Freedom

Show me a good and gracious loser and I'll show you a failure.

Knute Rockne
  • Failure

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than fifty preaching it.

Knute Rockne
  • Evangelism

Most of my father's life consisted of traveling to almost every part of Europe.

Sigrid Undset
  • father

I went to work in an office and learned, among other lessons, to do things I did not care for, and to do them well. Before I left this office, two of my books had already been published.

Sigrid Undset
  • things

I was sent to a school because my father was already aware that his days were numbered, and he was anxious for me to acquire a good education and follow in his footsteps.

Sigrid Undset
  • anxious

I rolled myself up into a tight ball of resistance and it was thus that I went through my school years.

Sigrid Undset
  • ball

We must wake up to the insane reality of our time. We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the responsible decision makers that modern armaments must no longer be made available to people whose former battle axes and swords our ancestors condemned.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • whose

We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization, but modern archeology has demonstrated very clearly that this is not so.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • result

Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for those with a slightly guilty conscience, and who by chewing on old hate in times of peace wish to demonstrate how great they were during the war.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • slightly

Therefore, I feel convinced that any political picture can be changed to suit the needs of the powers that be.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • political

Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • airplane

One learns more from listening than speaking. And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to nature still have much to tell us which we cannot hear within university walls.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • tell

It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • society

In my experience, it is rarer to find a really happy person in a circle of millionaires than among vagabonds.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • experience

I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn't occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • through

I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don't believe it exists. I've felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • nature

I don't believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • war

I also believe that when one dies, one may wake up to the reality that proves that time does not exist.

Thor Heyerdahl
  • believe


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