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Dag Hammarskjold

(1905-1961) Swedish Diplomat, Political Economist


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The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.


I am the vessel. The draft is God's. And God is the thirsty one.


It is easy to be nice, even to an enemy - from lack of character.


It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.


It is playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.


Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away.


Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.


Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was.


The more faithfully you listen to the voices within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside.


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.


You are . . . the lens in the beam. You can only receive, give, and possess the light as the lens does.

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