Soren Kierkegaard Quotes on life

The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo... view

By: Soren Kierkegaard

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts... view

By: Soren Kierkegaard

The more a man can forget, the greater the number of metamorphoses which his life can undergo.. view

By: Soren Kierkegaard

Life can only be understood backwards.. view

By: Soren Kierkegaard

There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization. So it is with all joy: life's highest, most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death... view

By: Soren Kierkegaard

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... view

By: Soren Kierkegaard

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced... view

By: Soren Kierkegaard

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

By: Soren Kierkegaard

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living... view

By: Soren Kierkegaard

Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God... view

By: Soren Kierkegaard