Knut Hamsun Quotes

Top 38 wise famous quotes and sayings by Knut Hamsun

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Knut Hamsun quotes: No matter how much I kept telling myself that I was behaving like an idiot, it was no use. No matter how much I kept telling myself that I was behaving like an idiot, it was no use.
Knut Hamsun quotes: Small jerks began to appear in my legs, my walk became unsteady precisely because I wanted it to be smooth. Small jerks began to appear in my legs, my walk became unsteady precisely because I wanted it to be smooth.
Knut Hamsun quotes: Light dresses, blue eyes, the tinkling of glasses, the sea, the white sails. We sang snatches of song. And our cheeks became rosy. Light dresses, blue eyes, the tinkling of glasses, the sea, the white sails. We sang snatches of song. And our cheeks became rosy.
Knut Hamsun quotes: There wasn't a cloud in my mind, nor did I feel any discomfort, and I hadn't a single unfulfilled desire or craving as far as my thoughts could reach. There wasn't a cloud in my mind, nor did I feel any discomfort, and I hadn't a single unfulfilled desire or craving as far as my thoughts could reach.
Knut Hamsun quotes: No worse fate can befall a young man or woman than becoming prematurely entrenched in prudence and negation. No worse fate can befall a young man or woman than becoming prematurely entrenched in prudence and negation.
Knut Hamsun quotes: And love became the world's beginning and the world's ruler; but all its ways are full of flowers and blood, flowers and blood. And love became the world's beginning and the world's ruler; but all its ways are full of flowers and blood, flowers and blood.
Knut Hamsun quotes: It was not my intention to collapse; no, I would die standing. It was not my intention to collapse; no, I would die standing.
Knut Hamsun quotes: I have gone to the forest I have gone to the forest
Knut Hamsun quotes: Young hearts have their unfathomable depths. Young hearts have their unfathomable depths.
Knut Hamsun quotes: But things worked out. Everything works out. Though sometimes they work out sideways. But things worked out. Everything works out. Though sometimes they work out sideways.
Knut Hamsun quotes: Truth is neither ojectivity nor the balanced view; truth is a selfless subjectivity. Truth is neither ojectivity nor the balanced view; truth is a selfless subjectivity.
Knut Hamsun quotes: Never stand around saying 'Poor thing' and being pitifulwhen things are being killed. It makes them tough and harder to kill.Remember that! Never stand around saying 'Poor thing' and being pitiful
when things are being killed. It makes them tough and harder to kill.
Remember that!
Knut Hamsun quotes: A swarm of tiny noxious animals had bored a way into my inner man and hollowed me out. A swarm of tiny noxious animals had bored a way into my inner man and hollowed me out.
Knut Hamsun quotes: Alas, love turns the human heart into a mildewed garden, a lush and shameless garden in which grow mysterious, obscene toadstools. Alas, love turns the human heart into a mildewed garden, a lush and shameless garden in which grow mysterious, obscene toadstools.
Knut Hamsun quotes: But what really matters is not what you believe but the faith and conviction with which you believe ... But what really matters is not what you believe but the faith and conviction with which you believe ...
Knut Hamsun quotes: And love was creation's source,creation's ruler;but all love's ways are strewn with blossoms and blood, blossoms and blood. And love was creation's source,creation's ruler;
but all love's ways are strewn with blossoms and blood, blossoms and blood.
Knut Hamsun quotes: For I mean to roam and think and make great irons red-hot. For I mean to roam and think and make great irons red-hot.
Knut Hamsun quotes: Oh, a woman can't tell one man from another; not always - not often. Oh, a woman can't tell one man from another; not always - not often.
Knut Hamsun quotes: My heart understands all, and it no longer beats, it peals. My heart understands all, and it no longer beats, it peals.
Knut Hamsun quotes: A shaft of sweetness shoots through me from top to toe when the sun rises; I shoulder my gun in silent exaltation. A shaft of sweetness shoots through me from top to toe when the sun rises; I shoulder my gun in silent exaltation.
Knut Hamsun quotes: There was a rock in front of my hut, a tall, gray rock. By its looks it seemed to be well-disposed toward me ... There was a rock in front of my hut, a tall, gray rock. By its looks it seemed to be well-disposed toward me ...
Knut Hamsun quotes: Love is every bit as violent and dangerous as murder. Love is every bit as violent and dangerous as murder.
Knut Hamsun quotes: One must know and recognize not merely the direct but the secret power of the word. One must know and recognize not merely the direct but the secret power of the word.