The bird on the branch, the lily in the meadow, the stag in the forest, the fish in the sea, the countless joyful creatures sing, God is Love. But beneath all these sopranos, as it were a sustained bass part, is the de profundis of the Sacrificed, God is Love.
Journal entry (translated by Alexander Dru,1938).
Don't forget to love yourself.Soren Kierkegaard
It requires moral courage to grieve; it requires religious courage to rejoice.Soren Kierkegaard
What we call worldliness simply consists of such people who, if one may so express it, pawn themselves to the world.Soren Kierkegaard
Philosophy is life's dry-nurse, who can take care of us -- but not suckle us.Soren Kierkegaard
It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.Soren Kierkegaard
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes you are.Soren Kierkegaard
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.Soren Kierkegaard