Henrik Ibsen Quotes

The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom – they are the pillars of society.

Rob the average man of his life-illusion and you rob him also of his happiness.

Do not use that foreign word ‘ideals.’ We have that excellent word ‘lies.’

Castles in the air- they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.

The devil is compromise.

A community is like a ship; every one ought to be prepared to take the helm.

Each bird must sing with his own throat.

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.

It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.