Henrik Ibsen Quotes (10 quotations)

1. A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth. - Henrik Ibsen

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

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

4. Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth. - Henrik Ibsen

5. One of the qualities of liberty is that, as long as it is being striven after, it goes on expanding. Therefore, the man who stands in the midst of the struggle and says, "I have it," merely shows by doing so that he has just lost it. - Henrik Ibsen

6. Poetry is to hold judgment on your soul. - Henrik Ibsen

7. The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish. - Henrik Ibsen

8. The majority is never right. Never, I tell you! That's one of these lies in society that no free and intelligent man can help rebelling against. Who are the people that make up the biggest proportion of the population the intelligent ones or the fools? I think we can agree it's the fools, no matter where you go in this world, it's the fools that form the overwhelming majority. - Henrik Ibsen

9. The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone. - Henrik Ibsen

10. You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth - Henrik Ibsen

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