Best Quotes by Henrik Ibsen (Top 10)

  1. A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
  2. I don't imagine you will dispute the fact that at present the stupid people are in an absolutely overwhelming majority all the world over.
  3. To live is to war with trolls.
  4. 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?
  5. I must make up my mind which is right "“ society or I.
  6. Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.
  7. The most dangerous enemy of the truth and freedom amongst us is the compact majority
  8. Was the majority right when they stood by while Jesus was crucified? Was the majority right when they refused to believe that the earth moved around the sun and let Galileo be driven to his knees like a dog? It takes fifty years for the majority to be right. The majority is never right until it does right.
  9. It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.
  10. The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom - these are the pillars of society.

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