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The Journals of Kierkegaard The Journals of Kierkegaard by Søren Kierkegaard
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“People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand my complaint about them not understanding me.”
Søren Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard
“The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.”
Soren Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard
“God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.”
Soren Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard
“The majority of men in every generation, even those who, as it is described, devote themselves to thinking, live and die under the impression that life is simply a matter of understanding more and more, and that if it were granted to them to live longer, that life would continue to be one long continuous growth in understanding. How many of them ever experience the maturity of discovering that there comes a critical moment where everything is reversed, after which the point becomes to understand more and more that there is something which cannot be understood.”
Søren Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard
“The Highest, after all, is not to comprehend the Highest, but to do it.”
Søren Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard
“„Het is beslist waar, zoals de filosofen zeggen, dat het leven naar achteren moet worden begrepen. Maar ze vergeten de andere kwestie, dat het leven naar voren moet worden geleefd.”

Origineel in het Deens:
“Det er ganske sandt, hvad Philosophien siger, at Livet maa forstaaes baglaends. Men derover glemmer man den anden Saetning, at det maa leves forlaends.”
Søren Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard