"Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearences."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Soren Kierkegaard on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Soren Kierkegaard on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Soren Kierkegaard on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Soren Kierkegaard on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Soren Kierkegaard on Abraham Lincoln
"Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate."
"Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid."
"Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays."
"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays."
"It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important."