42 Total Quotes

Paul Tillich Quotes

Paul Tillich
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian #Failure

Paul Tillich
I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.
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#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
Neurosis is the way of avoiding non-being by avoiding being
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#Neurosis

Paul Tillich
Language... has created the word "loneliness" to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian #Language

Paul Tillich
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian #Glory

Paul Tillich
Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian #Faith

Paul Tillich
We can speak without voice to the trees and the clouds and the waves of the sea. Without words they respond through the rustling of leaves and the moving of clouds and the murmuring of the sea.
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#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.
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#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
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#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
There is no love which does not become help.
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#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.
Paul Tillich
#Age And Aging #Awareness

Paul Tillich
Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue.
Paul Tillich
#Anger #Zeal

Paul Tillich
Cruelty towards others is always also cruelty towards ourselves.
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#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
Astonishment is the root of philosophy.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian #Philosophy

Paul Tillich
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
Faith is an act of a finite being who is grasped by, and turned to, the infinite.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian

Paul Tillich
Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.
Paul Tillich
#German Theologian