Søren Kierkegaard Quote

Someone in despair despairs over something. So, for a moment, it seems, but only for a moment. That same instant the true despair shows itself, or despair in its true guise. In despairing over something he was really despairing over himself, and he wants now to be rid of himself.


p. 49 - The Sickness unto Death (1849)

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Someone in despair despairs over something. So, for a moment, it seems, but only for a moment. That same instant the true despair shows itself, or...

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Someone in despair despairs over something. So, for a moment, it seems, but only for a moment. That same instant the true despair shows itself, or...

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Someone in despair despairs over something. So, for a moment, it seems, but only for a moment. That same instant the true despair shows itself, or...

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Someone in despair despairs over something. So, for a moment, it seems, but only for a moment. That same instant the true despair shows itself, or...