"Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Dag Hammarskjold on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Dag Hammarskjold on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Dag Hammarskjold on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Dag Hammarskjold on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Dag Hammarskjold on Mark Twain
"A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility."
"Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment."
"In the last analysis, it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions that life puts to us."
"Your body must become familiar with its death - in all its possible forms and degrees - as a self-evident, imminent, and emotionally neutral step on the way towards the goal you have found worthy of your life."
"'Freedom from fear' could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights."