Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun

There are some people who cannot help giving. Why? Because they experience a real psychological pleasure in doing so. They don't do it with an eye to their own advantage, they do it on the quiet; they detest doing it openly because that would take away some of the satisfaction. They do it in secret, with quick trembling hands, their breasts rocked by a spiritual well being which they do not themselves understand.More Knut Hamsun quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But now the world breaks in on us, the world is shocked, the world looks upon our idyll as madness. The world maintains that no rational man or woman would have chosen this way of life - therefore, it is madness. Alone I confront them and tell them that nothing could be saner or truer! What do people really know about life? We fall in line, follow the pattern established by our mentors. Everything is based on assumptions; even time, space, motion, matter are nothing but supposition. The world has no new knowledge to imMore Knut Hamsun quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Heaven knows that there are plenty of opportunities in later life, too, for being carried away. What of it? We remain what we are and, no doubt, it is all very good for us!More Knut Hamsun quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...I will exile my thoughts if they think of you again, and I will rip my lips out if they say your name once more. Now if you do exist, I will tell you my final word in life or in death, I tell you goodbye.More Knut Hamsun quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do not forget, some give little, and it is much for them, others give all, and it costs them no effort; who then has given most?More Knut Hamsun quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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