Original sin is that thing about man which makes him capable of conceiving of his own perfection and incapable of achieving it.
Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr
Reinhold Niebuhr Quotes
Original sin is that thing about man which makes him capable of conceiving of his...
Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love.
Love is the energizing elixir of the universe, the cause and effect of all harmonies.
Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other,...
Democracy is finding proximate solutions to insoluble problems.
Evil is not to be traced back to the individual but to the collective behavior...
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage...
Forgiveness is the final form of love.
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary
If we can find God only as he is revealed in nature we have no...
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to...
The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of...
The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is...
There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however...
Our age knows nothing but reaction, and leaps from one extreme to another.
Love is like a river, never ending as it flows, but gets greater with time!
The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.
My wish isn't to mean everything to everyone but something to someone.
O what a heaven is love! O what a hell!