If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential -- for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
Quote by Soren Kierkegaard
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they...
Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth...
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you...
Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.
One can advise comfortably from a safe port.
Only when it is a duty to love, only then is love eternally and happily...
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that...
Philosophy is life's dry-nurse, who can take care of us - but not suckle us.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
What our age lacks is not reflection, but passion.
Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him, for even the...
Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting...
Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long...
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is...
Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true...
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.