Paul Tillich

1886 - 1965

A Quote by Paul Tillich on glory, language, loneliness, pain, and solitude

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

Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965)

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on awareness and maturity

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 (1886 - 1965)

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on duty, listening, and love

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965)

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on glory, language, loneliness, pain, and solitude

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.

Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965)

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on caring and love

Love that cares, listens.

Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965)

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on god

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The name of this infinite and inexhaustible depth and ground of all being is God.

Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965)

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on concern and language

Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on existence, meaning, questions, and religion

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 (1886 - 1965)

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on anxiety and existence

The basic anxiety, the anxiety of a finite being about the threat of non-being, cannot be eliminated. It belongs to existence itself.

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A Quote by Paul Tillich on boredom

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Boredom is rage spread thin.

Paul Tillich (1886 - 1965)

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