"Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Soren Kierkegaard on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Soren Kierkegaard on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Soren Kierkegaard on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Soren Kierkegaard on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Soren Kierkegaard on Lawrence Welk
"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."