Isak Dinesen

Isak Dinesen

Biography

Author Profession: Danish writer
Born: April 17, 1885
Died: September 07, 1962
Birth Sign: Aries

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Isak Dinesen quotes

The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.

Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.

I don't believe in evil, I believe only in horror. In nature there is no evil, only an abundance of horror: the plagues and the blights and the ants and the maggots.

Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does.

All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them.

Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.

I think it will be truly glorious when women become real people and have the whole world open to them.

God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.

When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.

A great artist is never poor.

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