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Olav H. Hauge

This is the dream we carry through the world that something fantastic will happen that it has to happen that time will open by itself that doors shall open by themselves that the heart will find itself open that mountain springs will jump up that the dream will open by itself that we one early… Continue reading Olav H. Hauge


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Autobiographical · Biographical · Classic · Excerpt · Neo-realism · Neo-Romanticism · Norwegian Culture · Norwegian Literature · Novel · Paraphrase · Passage · Quote

Knut Hamsun

…I will exile my thoughts if they think of you again, and I will rip my lips out if they say your name once more. Now if you do exist, I will tell you my final word in life or in death, I tell you goodbye. ― Knut Hamsun, Hunger. (Dover Publications, November 17, 2003)

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Jostein Gaarder

Life is short for those who are truly able to understand that one day the entire world will come to a complete end. Not everyone is capable of that. Not everyone has the ability to comprehend what going away for all eternity really implies. There are too many distractions, hour by hour, minute by minute,… Continue reading Jostein Gaarder

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