"Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Dag Hammarskjold on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Dag Hammarskjold on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Dag Hammarskjold on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Dag Hammarskjold on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Dag Hammarskjold on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions."