Reinhold Niebuhr

1892 - 1971

A Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr on life, meaning, and responsibility

Life has no meaning except in terms of responsibility.

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

Source: Faith and History, 1949

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A Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr on art, men, and politics

The whole art of politics consists in directing rationally the irrationalities of men.

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

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A Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr on corruption, destruction, goodness, love, power, and purity

Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed.

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

Source: Beyond Tragedy, 1938

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A Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr on nations, pride, purity, religion, and virtue

There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

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A Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr

Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow.

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

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A Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr on learning and life

It is better to create than to be learned; creating is the true essence of life.

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

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