Søren Kierkegaard Quotes (192 quotes)
“Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.”
A Kierkegaard reader: texts & narratives (1989 edition), Fourth Estate Classic House
“Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.”
The Essential Kierkegaard (2000 edition), Princeton University Press - ISBN: 9780691019406
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSøren Kierkegaard
Born: May 5, 1813
Died: November 11, 1855 (aged 42)
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.