"There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization. So it is with all joy: life's highest, most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Soren Kierkegaard on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Soren Kierkegaard on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Soren Kierkegaard on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Soren Kierkegaard on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Soren Kierkegaard on Helen Keller
"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."