Quotes by Søren Kierkegaard

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard; 5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher. He wrote critical texts on organized religion, Christendom, morality, ethics, psychology, and the philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and parables.

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Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

Life, Experience, UnderstandingSøren Kierkegaard
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Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.

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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

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Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.

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