“The Seventh Seal” quotes(1957)
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“The Seventh Seal” Quotes 12 quotes
“I met Death today. We are playing chess.”
“Love is nothing but lust and cheating and lies.”
“Faith is a torment. It is like loving someone who is out there in the darkness but never appears, no matter how loudly you call.”
“Love is the blackest of all plagues... if one could die of it, there would be some pleasure in love, but you don't die of it.”
“Love is as contagious as a cold. It eats away at your strength, morale... If everything is imperfect in this world, love is perfect in its imperfection.”
“- Antonius Block: Who are you?
- Death: I am Death.
- Antonius Block: Have you come for me?
- Death: I have long walked by your side.
- Antonius Block: So I have noticed.
- Death: Are you ready?
- Antonius Block: My body is ready, but I am not.”
“Is it so terribly inconceivable to comprehend God with one's senses? Why does he hide in a cloud of half-promises and unseen miracles? How can we believe in the faithful when we lack faith? What will happen to us who want to believe, but can not? What about those who neither want to nor can believe? Why can't I kill God in me? Why does He live...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Antonius Block: I want knowledge! Not faith, not assumptions, but knowledge. I want God to stretch out His hand, uncover His face and speak to me.
- Death: But He remains silent.
- Antonius Block: I call out to Him in the darkness. But it's as if no one was there.
- Death: Perhaps there isn't anyone.”
“We must make an idol of our fear, and call it god.”