Because he was not only a great writer and philosopher but also a beautiful person who tried to improve human rights. His words speak to my soul

-“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger — something better, pushing right back.”

-“Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
-“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.”
-“I rebel; therefore I exist.”
-“If absolute truth belongs to anyone in this world, it certainly does not belong to the man or party that claims to possess it"
- “Always go too far, because that’s where you’ll find the truth.
- “Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?”
-“There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.”

aloysia aloysia
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1 Response Aug 21, 2014

All true, wonderful quotations. He was also the only Nobel Prize winner to play football (in goal) to quite a high level.