Best Quotes by Dag Hammarskjold (Top 10)

  1. Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.
  2. Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
  3. Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions.
  4. God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.
  5. There is a point at which everything becomes simple and there is no longer any question of choice, because all you have staked will be lost if you look back. Life's point of no return.
  6. Freedom from fear' could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.
  7. I don't know Who, or what, put the question, I don't know when it was put. I don't even remember answering. But at some moment I did answer Yes to Someone, or Something,and from that hour I was certain that existence is meaningful and that, therefore, my life, in self-surrender, had a goal.
  8. Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
  9. Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
  10. The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others.

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