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Soren Kierkegaard

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Biography - Soren Kierkegaard:

Danish philosopher.
Born: 1813 - Died: 1855
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: Denmark
Denmark

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



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



Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Das Leben ist kein Problem, das man lösen muss, sondern eine Wirklichkeit, die man erfahren muss.

French
La vie n'est pas un problème à résoudre mais une réalité dont il faut faire l'expérience.




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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.

No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.




Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: experience


Quotes

Quotes for: experience


What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.





Wisdom is the daughter of experience.





Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.





Experience is the teacher of all things.





No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.





Illusions fall away, like the peels of a fruit, one after another, and the fruit is experience.











Quotes

Quotes for: problem


Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.





As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.





Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.





Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.





Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.





Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.











Quotes

Soren Kierkegaard also said...


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





Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.





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.





Don't forget to love yourself.





Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.





The infinite and the eternal are the only certainty.












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