Henrik Ibsen Quotes


20 Henrik Ibsen quotes:



"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."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"These heroes of finance are like beads on a string when one slips off, all the rest follow"
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Finance Quotes
"The devil is compromise"
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Compromise Quotes
"The majority is never right. Never, I tell you! That's one of these lies in society that no free and intelligent man can help rebelling against. Who are the people that make up the biggest proportion of the population -- the intelligent ones or the fools? I think we can agree it's the fools, no matter where you go in this world, it's the fools that form the overwhelming majority."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians."
"Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not peace and happiness."
"A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth"
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"A forest bird never wants a cage."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth"
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom - they are the pillars of society"
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom - these are the pillars of society."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Rob the average man of his life-illusion and you rob him also of his happiness"
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"Deprive the average human being of his life-lie, and you rob him of his happiness"
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Quotes Quotes
"In that second it dawned on me that I had been living here for eight years with a strange man and had borne him three children."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Living Quotes Wives Quotes
"A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"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."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Liberty Quotes
"The majority is never right. Never, I tell you! That's one of these lies in society that no free and intelligent man can help rebelling against. Who are the people that make up the biggest proportion of the population the intelligent ones or the fool"
"Really to sin you have to be serious about it."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Sin Quotes
"Sleep, O sleep, my dearest boy. / I will cradle you, I will guard you."
Author: Ibsen Quotes Category: Sleep Quotes



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