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.
— profound quotation by Soren Kierkegaard
A transfer of money should never be involved in this profound situation.
Although illness is profound, too, but medicine's a business today. It's a business.
It is profoundly tragic that I am a slave, but it is profoundly joyous that I am God's slave, not that of a devil.
No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.
Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in whom it is?
There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test;
total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound is couched underneath.
War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.
He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.
The most profound things are inexpressible.
The arrogance of the artist is a very profound thing, and it fortifies you.
There is a profound difference between information and meaning.
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
O man! Take heed!What saith deep midnight's voice indeed?I slept my sleep--,From deepest dream I've woke, and plead: The world is deep, And deeper than the day could read.Deep is its woe--,Joy--deeper still than grief can be:Woe saith: Hence! Go!But joys all want eternity,Want deep, profound eternity!