"Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Dag Hammarskjold on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Dag Hammarskjold on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Dag Hammarskjold on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Dag Hammarskjold on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Dag Hammarskjold on Winston Churchill
"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."