"The spectacles of experience through them you will see clearly a second time."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Henrik Ibsen on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Henrik Ibsen on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Henrik Ibsen on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Henrik Ibsen on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Henrik Ibsen on Mark Twain
"The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone."
"I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!"
"These heroes of finance are like beads on a string when one slips off, all the rest follow."
"The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority."
"The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom - they are the pillars of society."