Halldór Laxness Quotes (132 quotes)




Halldór Laxness
Source/Notes:
Sjálfstætt fólk (Independent People) (1935)
Halldór Laxness
Source/Notes:
Sjálfstætt fólk (Independent People) (1935)
Halldór Laxness
Source/Notes:
Sjálfstætt fólk (Independent People) (1935)


If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!

Halldór Laxness
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Halldór LaxnessShare on Facebook

Born: April 23, 1902

Died: February 8, 1998 (aged 95)

Bio: Halldór Kiljan Laxness was a twentieth-century Icelandic writer. Throughout his career Laxness wrote poetry, newspaper articles, plays, travelogues, short stories, and novels. Major influences on his writings include August Strindberg, Sigmund Freud, Sinclair Lewis, Upton Sinclair, Bertolt Brecht and Ernest Hemingway. He is the only Icelander to have won a Nobel Prize.

Quote of the day

No move towards the extinction of the passion between the sexes has taken place in the five or six thousand years that the world has existed.

Popular Authors

`