Søren Kierkegaard Quotes (192 quotes)




Søren Kierkegaard
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Variant translation: "How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech." - Either/Or (1843)
Søren Kierkegaard
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As quoted in Journal of Marriage and Family Counseling, Vol. 2 (1976) by American Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, p. 33
Søren Kierkegaard
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The Essential Kierkegaard (2000 edition), Princeton University Press - ISBN: 9780691019406


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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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