Quotes & Quotations

In any civilized society, it is every citizen’s responsibility to obey just laws. But at the same time, it is every citizen’s responsibility to disobey unjust laws.

//Dr. Martin Luther King

After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

//J.K. Rowling

Love will find its way through all languages on its own.

//Jalāl ad-Dīn Rumi

When I saw you, I was afraid to meet you… When I met you, I was afraid to kiss you… When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you… Now that I love you, I’m afraid to lose you.

//Jalāl ad-Dīn Rumi

The view… from my apartment… was the World Trade Center… and now it’s gone, they attacked it. This symbol of American ingenuity, and strength, and labor, and imagination and commerce, and it is gone. But you know what? You know what the view is now? The Statue of Liberty. The view from the South of Manhattan is now the Statue of Liberty. You can’t beat that!

//Jon Stewart

Utan tvivel är man inte riktigt klok.

//Tage Danielsson

Love like you’ve never been hurt.

//Mark Twain

The texture of our universe is one where there is no question at all but that good and laughter and justice will prevail.

//Desmond Tutu

“Dort, wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man am Ende auch Menschen!”

//Heinrich Heine

At leve er ikke nok. Frihed, solskin og en lille blomst må man ha!

// H.C. Andersen

Mitt avfall är ifrån den Historiska skolan – emedan jag blivit allt mer övertygad, att historien ej kan ge – men väl modifiera principen för – handling, och att denna tvärtom må vara varje tidevarvs egen insats.

//Erik Gustaf Geijer

Please don’t put your life in the hands of a rock ‘n’ roll band and throw it all away.


The urbanized life has lead to the destruction of the legends.”

//Orhan Pamuk

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

//John Stuart Mill

I cannot do other than think and live as a free man

//Kostas Georgakis

He who would like to learn to fly one day must first learn to walk.

//Friedrich Nietzsche

The tyrant always talks as if he’s preserving the best interests of his people when he actually acts to undermine them.

//Ramman Kenoun

Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it.”

//George Santayana

Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.

//Lord Acton

We will have world government – whether we like it or not. The only question is whether world government will be achieved by conquest or consent.

//James Warburg

I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline. The sky over New York and the will of man made visible. What other religion do we need? I felt that if a war came to threaten this, I would throw myself into space, over the city, and protect these buildings with my body.

//Ayn Rand

Libertarianism is the enemy of all racism.”

//Ron Paul

Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.

//George Orwell

As long as we try to live beyond our means we are destined to live beneath our means.

//Ron Paul

Great intellects are skeptical.”

//Friedrich Nietzsche

Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.

//Adolf Hitler

You do not transform yourself into a tiger overnight if you have been a cat for far too long.

//Roberto Zahler

You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed, and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you just how deep the rabbit hole goes.

//The Wachowskis

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.


The mind is like a restless animal that prays to be fed.


It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.

//Albert Einstein

Somewhere in the misty frontiers of politics, the extreme left-wing is able to shake hands with the Anarcho-Capitalists and the Libertarians, smoke some weed, and agree on that the old world was a pretty dull fraudulent place …

//Rolf K. Nilsson

We find as our interdependence increases that, on the whole, we do better when other people do better as well.

//Bill Clinton

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness.

//Mark Twain

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

//Benjamin Franklin

No, I don’t feel guilty. But you feel pissed off because you didn’t do it first.

//Noel Gallagher

The higher the mountain, the better the view.”


We want to be loved; failing that, admired; failing that, feared, failing that, hated and despised. At all costs we want to stir up some sort of feeling in others. Our soul abhors a vacuum. At all costs it longs for contact.

//Doctor Glas (Hjalmar Söderberg)

Non scholae sed vitae discimus (We learn not for school, but for our life to come).


The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

//Eleanor Roosevelt

I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.

//Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Every successful writer has tried to find his purpose in the bottom of a bottle at some point

//Carl-Mikael A. Teglund

Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.

//Marie Curie

And this to mend, alas, no art is able, ’cause nature made it so irreparable.

//Anne Bradford

Hellre rådlös än göslös.

//Per-Mikael Teglund

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

//Lord Tennyson

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan. The proper study of mankind is man!

//Alexander Pope

Although thy terrors rise to th’highst degree, I still am where I was. A Fig for thee.

//Edward Taylor

“Han havde været på flugt fra blondhundene, og nu var han selv blevet en gal hund.

//Morten Ramsland (Hundehoved)

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

//Winston Churchill