The greatest hazard of all, losing the self, can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all. No other loss can occur so quietly; any other loss—an arm, a leg, five dollars, a wife, etc. —is sure to be noticed.
 Søren Kierkegaard, The Sickness Unto Death (1849). copy citation

Author Søren Kierkegaard
Source The Sickness Unto Death
Topic loss self quietness
Date 1849
Language English
Note Translated
 by Howard V. Hong and 
Edna H. Hong

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