(Swedish General Secretary of the United Nations who died in 1961 under suspicious circumstances.  The authorities have just re-opened that investigation in March of 2015.)


There is only one path out of the steamy dense jungle where the battle is fought over glory and power and advantage - one escape from the snares and obstacles you yourself have set up. and that is - to accept death. (1941)

Openness to life grants a lightning-swift insight into the life situation of others. What is necessary? - to wrestle with your problem until its emotional discomfort is clearly conceived in an intellectual form - and then set accordingly. (1942)

God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal diety, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.  (1950)

"Thy Will be done" - to let the inner take precedence over the outer, the soul over the world - wherever this may lead you. And, lest a worldy good should disguise itself as spiritual, to make yourself blind to the value the life of the spirit can bestow upon life in this world. (1952)

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