Henrik Ibsen quotes, quotations, poems, phrases, words
famous authors, famous people, famous celebrities
PROFILE | PICTURES | NET WORTH | NEWS | VIDEOS | BIO | | QUOTES
Home > > > Quotes

Quotes / Quotations


Sponsored link:
Henrik Ibsen QUOTES / QUOTATIONS
A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
A forest bird never wants a cage.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
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.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build as well.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
Do not use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
Don't use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt.
Quotation of 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!
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
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.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
In your power, all the same. Subject to your will and your demands. No longer free! No! That's a thought I'll never endure! Never.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
Marriage! Nothing else demands so much of a man.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
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.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
Really to sin you have to be serious about it.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The devil is compromise.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The man whom God wills to slay in the struggle of life - he first individualizes.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom - they are the pillars of society.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The spectacles of experience; through them you will see clearly a second time.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom - these are the pillars of society.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority. Yes, the damned, compact, liberal majority.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
These heroes of finance are like beads on a string; when one slips off, all the rest follow.
Quotation of 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!
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
You should never have your best trousers on when you turn out to fight for freedom and truth.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen
You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Henrik Ibsen