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Compromise
Engrave this Quote If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
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-Nikita Khrushchev
Adversity
Engrave this Quote Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Age
Engrave this Quote Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Reflection
Engrave this Quote Nowadays not even a suicide kills himself in desperation. Before taking the step he deliberates so long and so carefully that he literally chokes with thought. It is even questionable whether he ought to be called a suicide, since it is really thought which takes his life. He does not die with deliberation but from deliberation.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Depression
Engrave this Quote In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Desires
Engrave this Quote It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Enjoyment
Engrave this Quote Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth --look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Faith
Engrave this Quote Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Fear
Engrave this Quote There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Speech (freedom of)
Engrave this Quote How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.
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-Soren Kierkegaard


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