Quotes by Dag Hammarskjold

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld; 29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish economist and diplomat who served as the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. Hammarskjöld was the youngest person to have held the post, at an age of 47 years upon his appointment.

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Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.

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Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.

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Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines.

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Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.

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Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.

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