"Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals. But in and through all this they retain a kind of homesickness for the scenes of their childhood."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Soren Kierkegaard on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Soren Kierkegaard on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Soren Kierkegaard on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Soren Kierkegaard on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Soren Kierkegaard on C. S. Lewis
"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."