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Georg Brandes Quotes
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I was at home then in the world of figures,
but not in that of values.
- Georg Brandes

I was a town child, it is true, but that did not prevent
me enjoying open-air life,
with plants and animals.
- Georg Brandes

Birth was something that came quite unexpectedly,
and afterwards there was one child more in the house.
- Georg Brandes

I came into the world two months too soon,
I was in such a hurry.
- Georg Brandes


 

School is a foretaste of life.
- Georg Brandes

But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong
glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence,
whose votary I was destined to be for life -
namely,
Beauty.
- Georg Brandes

I was not afraid of what I did not like.
To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
- Georg Brandes


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But I did not find any positive inspiration in my studies
until I approached my nineteenth year.
- Georg Brandes

The person upon whom the schoolboys' attention centred was,
of course, the Headmaster.
- Georg Brandes

Any feeling that I was enriching my mind from those
surrounding me was unfortunately rare with me.
- Georg Brandes

A love for humanity came over me, and watered and fertilised
the fields of my inner world which had been lying fallow,
and this love of humanity vented itself in a vast compassion.
- Georg Brandes

The war imbued my tin soldiers with quite a new interest.
It was impossible to have boxes enough of them.
- Georg Brandes

When I was a little boy I did not, of course,
trouble much about my appearance.
- Georg Brandes

I did not know what it was to be happy for a whole day at a time,
scarcely for an hour.
- Georg Brandes

It was jolly in the country.
A cow and little pigs to play with and milk warm from the cow.
- Georg Brandes

I was always hearing that I was pale and thin and small.
- Georg Brandes

But my doubt would not be overcome.
Kierkegaard had declared that it was only to the consciousness
of sin that Christianity was not horror or madness.
For me it was sometimes both.
- Georg Brandes

I admired in others the strength that I lacked myself.
- Georg Brandes

I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits,
from frankness to reserve, from goodness,
uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.
- Georg Brandes

Poor is the power of the lead that becomes bullets
compared to the power of the hot metal that becomes types.
- Georg Brandes

On the whole, the world was friendly.
It chiefly depended on whether one were good or not.
- Georg Brandes

I was not given to looking at life in a rosy light.
- Georg Brandes

He who does not understand a joke, he does not understand Danish.
- Georg Brandes

Being gifted needs courage.
- Georg Brandes

The stream of time sweeps away errors,
and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity.
- Georg Brandes

It gradually dawned upon me that there was no one more
difficult to please than my mother.
- Georg Brandes

That a literature in our time is living is shown in
that way that it debates problems.
- Georg Brandes

The Danish glee: the national version of cheerfulness.
- Georg Brandes

Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.
- Georg Brandes

I became an ardent, but never a specially good,
dancer.
- Georg Brandes

Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior,
I had good use in real life for more strength,
as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse,
but instead had myself to protect my brother,
two years my junior.
- Georg Brandes

Six hours a day I lived under school discipline in
active intercourse with people none of whom were known to those at home,
and the other hours of the twenty-four I spent at home,
or with relatives of the people at home,
none of whom were known to anybody at school.
- Georg Brandes

My father, though, could run very much faster.
It was impossible to compete with him on the grass.
But it was astonishing how slow old people were.
Some of them could not run up a hill and called it trying to climb stairs.
- Georg Brandes

My first experiences of academic friendship made me
smile in after years when I looked back on them.
But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown
so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.
- Georg Brandes

Television has brought back murder into the home -
where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The physician can bury his mistakes,
but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines -
so they should go as far as possible from home
to build their first buildings.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The prospect of going home is very appealing.
- David Ginola

Home is the place where, when you have to go there,
they have to take you in.
- Robert Frost

Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.
- Henry Anatole Grunwald

The home is the chief school of human virtues.
- William Ellery Channing

A heart makes a good home for the friend.
- Yunus Emre

Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.
- Helen Rowland

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home.
- Kin Hubbard

The home should be the treasure chest of living.
- Le Corbusier

I'm going to buy some green bananas because by the
time I get home they'll be ripe.
- Ryan Stiles

Run a home like you would a small business and treat
it with the same seriousness.
- Anthea Turner

A man's home is his wife's castle.
- Alexander Chase

Decorate your home.
It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
- Charles M. Schulz

Home wasn't built in a day.
- Jane Sherwood Ace

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

The feminist movement has helped open minds and kitchens
to the notion that men can be at home on the range.
- Rene Veaux

Here's kind of my motto - if you're not happy at home,
you're not happy anywhere else.
- Angie Harmon

The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress,
as well for his defence against injury and violence,
as for his repose.
- Edward Coke

When you finally go back to your old home,
you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood.
- Sam Ewing

I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.
- Elie Wiesel

There is something permanent, and something extremely profound,
in owning a home.
- Kenny Guinn

Any old place I can hang my hat is home sweet home to me.
- William Jerome

Home is the place we love best and grumble the most.
- Billy Sunday

Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment,
all you have is all you need.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave,
but not our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Where thou art, that is home.
- Emily Dickinson

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
- Phillips Brooks

Home is where the heart is.
- Pliny the Elder

Seek home for rest, for home is best.
- Thomas Tusser

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
- Jane Austen

The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.
- Kin Hubbard

Since I travel so much, it's always great to be home.
There's nothing like getting to raid my own refrigerator at two in the morning.
- Amy Grant

When I go home, its an easy way to be grounded.
You learn to realize what truly matters.
- Tony Stewart

People who have good relationships at home are more
effective in the marketplace.
- Zig Ziglar

There is nothing more important than a good,
safe, secure home.
- Rosalynn Carter


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