Dag Hammarskjöld Quotes

Who is Dag Hammarskjöld?

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was a Swedish economist and diplomat who served as the second Secretary-General of the United Nations from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961.

Born July 29, 1905
Died September 18, 1961

Best 6 Quotes by Dag Hammarskjöld

“It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.”

Dag Hammarskjöld

“Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.”

Dag Hammarskjöld

“Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions.”

Dag Hammarskjöld

“Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.”

Dag Hammarskjöld

“The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.”

Dag Hammarskjöld

“We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.”

Dag Hammarskjöld

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