Georg Brandes Quotes

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Born: February 4, 1842, Copenhagen, Denmark
Birth Country: Denmark
Died: Copenhagen, Denmark, February 19, 1927
Occupation: Author

Being gifted needs courage.
- Georg Brandes

But I did not find any positive inspiration in my studies until I approached my nineteenth year.
- Georg Brandes

But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence, whose votary I was destined to be for life - namely, Beauty.
- Georg Brandes

I admired in others the strength that I lacked myself.
- Georg Brandes

Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior, I had good use in real life for more strength, as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse, but instead had myself to protect my brother, two years my junior.
- Georg Brandes

My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.
- Georg Brandes

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