August Strindberg Quotes

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That is the thankless position of the father in the family - the provider for all, and the enemy of all.

August Strindberg in Family, Father, Enemy

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That is the thankless position of the father in the family - the provider for all, and the enemy of all.

August Strindberg

Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.

August Strindberg

People who keep dogs are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.

August Strindberg

Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.

August Strindberg

Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy.

August Strindberg

I find my joy of living in the fierce and ruthless battles of life.

August Strindberg

I see the playwright as a lay preacher peddling the ideas of his time in popular form.

August Strindberg

I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.

August Strindberg

Growing old - it's not nice but it's interesting.

August Strindberg

There are poisons that blind you, and poisons that open your eyes.

August Strindberg