Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day
Quote by Dag Hammarskjold
In the last analysis, it is our conception of death which decides our answers to...
If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer.
We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put...
I believe that we should die with decency so that at least decency will survive.
A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential...
To forgive oneself? No, that doesn't work: we have to be forgiven. But we can...
Everything will be all right - you know when? When people, just people, stop thinking...
Only he deserves power who every day justifies it.
Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you...
Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation...
It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.
Praise those of your critics for whom nothing is up to standard.
Your body must become familiar with its death - in all its possible forms and...
Isn't the fulfillment of our duty towards our neighbor an expression of deepest desire?
The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the...
Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions.
I am the vessel. The draft is God's. And God is the thirsty one.
It is playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.
What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my...