Monday, March 21, 2005


The Knight of Faith

Søren Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling (tr. Walter Lowrie), Problem II:
The sectaries deafen one another by their noise and racket, hold the dread off by their shrieks, and such a hallooing company of sportsmen think they are storming heaven and think they are on the same path as the knight of faith who in the solitude of the universe never hears any human voice but walks alone with his dreadful responsibility.

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