Soren Kierkegaard

(1813-1855 / Copenhagen)

Soren Kierkegaard Quotes

  • ''It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.''
    Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Danish philosopher. 1841 entry. The Journals of Soren Kierkegaard: A Selection, no. 358, ed. and trans. by Alexander Dru (1938).
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  • ''At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.''
    Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Danish philosopher. The Journals of Soren Kierkegaard: A Selection, no. 1144, journal entry for 1850, ed. and trans. by Alexander Dru (1938).
  • ''Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearences.''
    Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Danish philosopher. Entry for July 17, 1840. The Journals of Soren Kierkegaard: A Selection, no. 328, ed. and trans. by Alexander Dru (1938).

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