The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
Quote by Soren Kierkegaard
Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.
To cheat oneself out of love is the most terrible deception; it is an eternal...
Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer.
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power,...
What kind of power is it that dares intrude between me and my bride, the...
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but...
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that...
Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.
It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was...
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he...
I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations - one can either do...
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
People hardly ever make use of the freedom they have, for example, freedom of thought;...
One can advise comfortably from a safe port.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does...
I am responsible only to God and history.
I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time.