Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it.
Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr
Reinhold Niebuhr Quotes
I think there ought to be a club in which preachers and journalists could come...
There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however...
If we can find God only as he is revealed in nature we have no...
Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime; therefore we must be...
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore, we must be saved by hope....
The whole art of politics consists in directing rationally the irrationalities of men
The whole art of politics consists in directing rationally the irrationalities of men.
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.
Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get...
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
Original sin is that thing about man which makes him capable of conceiving of his...
Love is like a river, never ending as it flows, but gets greater with time!
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary
Love is the energizing elixir of the universe, the cause and effect of all harmonies.
Our age knows nothing but reaction, and leaps from one extreme to another.
Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context...
Every time I find the meaning of life, they change it
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information...
People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a...
Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses...
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.