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Henrik Ibsen Quotes and Sayings

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People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy
ought to have the decency to get themselves buried,
and not waste time about it.
- Henrik Ibsen

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The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority.
- Henrik Ibsen

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
- Henrik Ibsen

Really to sin you have to be serious about it.
- Henrik Ibsen

 

Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as
it is founded on borrowing and debt.
- Henrik Ibsen

The devil is compromise.
- Henrik Ibsen

The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom -
these are the pillars of society.
- Henrik Ibsen

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A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
- Henrik Ibsen

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
- Henrik Ibsen

Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
- Henrik Ibsen

Look into any man's heart you please,
and you will always find, in every one,
at least one black spot which he has to keep concealed.
- Henrik Ibsen

One should never put on one's best trousers to go out
to battle for freedom and truth.
- Henrik Ibsen

A forest bird never wants a cage.
- Henrik Ibsen

What business has science and capitalism got,
bringing all these new inventions into the works,
before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
- Henrik Ibsen

Marriage!
Nothing else demands so much of a man.
- Henrik Ibsen

The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom -
they are the pillars of society.
- Henrik Ibsen

The man whom God wills to slay in the struggle of life -
he first individualizes.
- Henrik Ibsen

A man should never put on his best trousers when he
goes out to battle for freedom and truth.
- Henrik Ibsen

A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong.
- Henrik Ibsen

The spectacles of experience; through them you will
see clearly a second time.
- Henrik Ibsen

Do you know what we are those of us who count as pillars
of society? We are society's tools,
neither more nor less.
- Henrik Ibsen

These heroes of finance are like beads on a string;
when one slips off,
all the rest follow.
- Henrik Ibsen

Don't use that foreign word "ideals."
We have that excellent native word "lies."
- Henrik Ibsen

Do not use that foreign word "ideals."
We have that excellent native word "lies."
- Henrik Ibsen

Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in.
And so easy to build too.
- Henrik Ibsen

You should never have your best trousers on when you
go out to fight for freedom and truth.
- Henrik Ibsen

It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals;
let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
- Henrik Ibsen

The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right.
- Henrik Ibsen

Your home is regarded as a model home,
your life as a model life.
But all this splendor, and you along with it...
it's just as though it were built upon a shifting quagmire.
A moment may come, a word can be spoken,
and both you and all this splendor will collapse.
- Henrik Ibsen

One of the qualities of liberty is that,
as long as it is being striven after,
it goes on expanding.
Therefore, the man who stands in the midst of the struggle and says,
"I have it," merely shows by doing so that he has just lost it.
- Henrik Ibsen

I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched
from their mouths by these machines.
What business has science and capitalism got,
bringing all these new inventions into the works,
before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
- Henrik Ibsen

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White PHOTO

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith


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