- the father of existentialism
(In English below)
- Søren Kierkegaard i et brev til sin svigerinde Sophie Henriette, der havde været syg (1847)
"Above all do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it. If one keeps on walking everything will be all right."
- Søren Kierkegaard in a letter to his bed-ridden sister-in-law (1847)
Further quotes on walking!
'Ride,' Pleasure said;
'Walk,' Joy replied.”
― William Henry Davies
“Walking . . . is how the body measures itself against the earth.”
― Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking
“If you seek creative ideas go walking.
Angels whisper to a man when he goes for
― Raymond I. Myers
“Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.”
― Steven Wright
“I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.”
― Noël Coward
“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols
“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is.”
― Ellen DeGeneres
“If I could not walk far and fast, I think I should just explode and perish.”
― Charles Dickens