Søren Kierkegaard Quotes (192 quotes)




Søren Kierkegaard
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Variant translation: "It is the same with a man who as physical being is always turned outward, thinking that his happiness lies outside himself." - Søren Kierkegaard's Journals and Papers, Volume 2 (Indiana University Press, 1978), p. 118
Søren Kierkegaard
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Variant translation: "Above all, do not forget your duty to love yourself." - Letter to his cousin Hans Peter Kierkegaard, 1848
Søren Kierkegaard
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The Sickness Unto Death (1849)


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Born: May 5, 1813

Died: November 11, 1855 (aged 42)

Nationality: Danish

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Søren Aabye Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic, and religious author. He wrote critical texts on organized religion, Christendom, morality, ethics, psychology and philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and parables. He is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher.

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