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Henrik Ibsen

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People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it.

— Henrik Ibsen

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A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.

— Henrik Ibsen

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Don't use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."

— Henrik Ibsen

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Marriage! Nothing else demands so much of a man.

— Henrik Ibsen

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The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority.

— Henrik Ibsen

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Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.

— Henrik Ibsen

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He married Suzannah Thoresen on 18 June 1858 and Henrik Ibsen gave birth to their only child Sigurd on 23 December 1859. She sacrificed herself time and again. Ibsen moved to Munich in 1875 and began work on his first contemporary realist drama The Pillars of Society first publiHenrik Ibsend and performed in 1877.

Several of his plays were considered scandalous to many of his era when European theatre was required to model strict morals of family life and propriety. His major works include Brand Peer Gynt An Enemy of the People Emperor and Galilean A Doll's House Hedda Gabler Ghosts The Wild Duck Rosmersholm and The Master Builder. The poetic and cinematic play Peer Gynt however has strong surreal elements.

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