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Paul Tillich Quotes

(1886-1965), German Protestant Theologian, Philosopher

Depression is rage spread thin.

Category: Anger

I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.

Category: God

I loved thee beautiful and kind, And plighted an eternal vow; So altered are thy face and mind, t'were perjury to love thee now!

Category: Kindness

Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It 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.

Category: Language

The first duty of love is to listen.

Category: Listening

Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.

Category: Loneliness

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.

Category: Power

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.

Category: Religion