Top 994 Quotes & Sayings by Swedish Authors

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I do believe in humanism, and I believe that we should treat each other with respect and care and look after each other. All human beings should have an equal chance to survive in society, and inequality is a big problem in society.
I am really impressed with Dominic Thiem's patience at times.
The big question for me is - are the players happy? Because in my mind it is all about building the right relationship with your players and creating the right atmosphere.
We need a revolution instead of a technology evolution. — © Peter Sunde
We need a revolution instead of a technology evolution.
Sometimes you have to burn yourself to the ground before you can rise like a phoenix from the ashes.
I'm a pretty big guy so heavyweight for me it comes very naturally.
The climate crisis is both the easiest and the hardest issue we have ever faced. The easiest because we know what we must do. We must stop the emissions of greenhouse gases. The hardest because our current economics are still totally dependent on burning fossil fuels, and thereby destroying ecosystems in order to create everlasting economic growth.
My mom is very liberal. She has never been religious... spiritual but not religious.
If I play a villain, I try to find his lightness and his good side. And if I play a hero or a good guy, I'll try to find his darkness or his flaws. Because I don't believe in good and evil. I believe in grays.
If Jesus came back today, and saw what was going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up.
When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination.
Electronics are getting more and more accessible now - you don't have to be an engineer to start building things.
I think recharging is important, absolutely. Every now and then, you need maybe a couple of weeks to just chill out and let your emotions balance themselves out a little bit.
I love pouring my heart out. People don't want to hear you whine when you're with friends, so you can sing about it instead - it's the best outlet. — © Lykke Li
I love pouring my heart out. People don't want to hear you whine when you're with friends, so you can sing about it instead - it's the best outlet.
At Barca, players were banned from driving their sports cars to training.
I like entertaining football but, at the same time, you can't concede goals. That's a tricky balance to find.
Steve Morse is a very good guitar player, but he's American, and he's using humbucker pickups. If you ask me, those two are not good.
At USC, when I studied film scoring my first year, one of my first friends that I met was Ryan Coogler. He was in the directing program at USC. He became one of my best friends at school.
I'm very, very lazy. I love to sit in a chair and look out the window and do nothing.
It's kind of beautiful to sit inside a bus and see a city from the windows.
Everybody wants attention, more or less. I just want a lot.
There's something I love about how stark the contrast is between January and June in Sweden. In a way, I feel that time doesn't exist in LA. Sometimes I don't know if it's February or April or October, because you're always sitting outside on the same patio, and it's 70 degrees.
I think the only way I could make something fun and big is if I don't expect it to be.
When you lose a parent, you realize how vital they are to the foundation of your life. It's impossible to understand what it means until that curtain is pulled. You're an orphan. But then I think that life is kind of remarkable, and the thing that causes the biggest pain can also bring amazing energy.
I generally always eat what I want. I think when you work out a lot, you can afford to eat more because your body's metabolism is higher. I like healthy food and prefer that anyways, but if I want pizza or a can of Coca-Cola every once in a while, I'm going to have it. I just try to have a few slices, and that's it.
The darkest aspects of imperialism are still very much prevalent in many cultures around the world; hundreds of years later, and we have a collective responsibility to encounter the deeds of our past.
I've always been in my own world, even as a young girl. But I fell in love with music because it made me feel something that I can't explain.
I am very fortunate to work with people I have seen on the screen so many times and admired, and they are in the public eye, and I have seen how they handle it. There are definitely ways to just keep on enjoying the profession and the work. Other people tell me that things are going to change.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
You can have more than one home. You can carry your roots with you, and decide where they grow.
I am an open book, and I'm fine being me: I'm not a perfect person.
I own a home in Sweden, I rent in both Los Angeles and in Britain, and I'm constantly travelling.
I'm not saying you can't be successful in the music industry without Spotify. But when I look at the future of music, I don't think scarcity is the model anymore. We have to embrace ubiquity - that music is everywhere.
I said we're going to leave phones, and so we did. We sold it to Sony.
I did a lot of research on what solitary confinement does to you, how you become acclimated to being surrounded by people again after being by yourself for such a long time. It's really a horrific thing. It's definitely worth considering it as torture. We're just not meant to be in solitary confinement.
Surround yourself with smart, dedicated people - to build something isn't a one-man show. It's more important to have smart people who really believe in what you're doing than really experienced people who may not share your dream.
Some values must be universal, like human rights and the equal worth of every human being.
Pop music follows the evolution of society in general: Everything moves faster.
I'm a DJ. I get the party started. — © Avicii
I'm a DJ. I get the party started.
My husband and I have been married for 15 years. He is a priest in the Church of Sweden. I have a faith, but it's not so formal. We made our peace with that.
I just want to have a normal life, like everyone else, you know?
I met a lot of hackers, and some of them were very arrogant. They thought I was stupid because I couldn't follow what they were talking about. But then I met this great guy whom companies hire to find their security holes, and he was very good about explaining so I could understand.
I want to challenge my cinematography and my editing.
Ever since I was four years old, I loved making people smile, making them think, making them feel good, feel some kind of emotion.
My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was.
The dreadlocks were easy to maintain: I got up in the morning and flicked my head. If they got too big, I'd pull them apart every now and again. In the end, I got too old for them.
Globalisation has made us more vulnerable. It creates a world without borders, and makes us painfully aware of the limitations of our present instruments, and of politics, to meet its challenges.
My path has not been determined. I shall have more experiences and pass many more milestones.
I drive one car. I own one house. That's enough for me. — © Peter Stormare
I drive one car. I own one house. That's enough for me.
The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world, who don't have food for the day, suffer from the worst disease: globalization deficiency. The way globalization is occurring could be much better, but the worst thing is not being part of it. For those people, we need to support good civil societies and governments.
You never get quite down to the bottom of the barrel, but we are much higher than that at the present time. There is quite a lot left in the barrel that could be explained by them. If they have some weapons, if they have some anthrax, they should deliver that.
Not all traffic is created equal. In the 5G future, mission-critical apps such as remote surgery will have to take priority over other traffic. There will need to be a regulatory regime that allows the service provider to create services that are differentiated based on user experiences.
True charity is the desire to be useful to others with no thought of recompense.
The age in which we live can only be characterized as one of barbarism. Our civilization is in the process not only of being militarized, but also being brutalized.
Ikea people do not drive flashy cars or stay at luxury hotels.
Sometimes it just feels like the only thing you do is play hockey and eat.
I don't have much patience as I really like to work a lot and it is really hard to work a lot in movies because you have to have patience - every movie is a huge test of patience.
I will give my very best to develop both as a driver, and to be part of the challenge to put the Sauber F1 Team back closer to the front where it belongs.
You lose some, you win some. Nothing wrong with that at all.
My parents said that sitting at home playing video games all day won't bring you anywhere in life.
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