Dag Hammarskjold Quotes

Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. a mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning. Dag Hammarskjold

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for. Dag Hammarskjold

It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity. Dag Hammarskjold

We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours. Dag Hammarskjold

Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away. Dag Hammarskjold

Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions. Dag Hammarskjold

I believe that we should die with decency so that at least decency will survive. Dag Hammarskjold

In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action. Dag Hammarskjold

‘Freedom from fear’ could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights. Dag Hammarskjold

The United Nations was not created to take humanity to heaven, but to save it from hell. Dag Hammarskjold