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Born: 1906-02-04
Profession: Theologian
Nation: German
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The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.

Tags: Children, Moral, Society

God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred.

Tags: God, Love, Truth

The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.

Tags: Enemy, Future, Hope

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.

Tags: Along, Direction, Wrong

We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.

Tags: Learn, Light, Relationship

One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons.

Tags: Act, Obedience, Religion

To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.

Tags: Christ, Jesus, Suffering

The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.

Tags: Children, Morality, Society

A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.

Tags: Existence, God, Prove

It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.

Tags: Between, Decision, Strong

Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.

Tags: Gratitude, Joy, Memory

It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others.

Tags: Easy, Importance, Others

Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes.

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It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.

Tags: Nature, Opinion, Strong

Human love has little regard for the truth. It makes the truth relative, since nothing, not even the truth, must come between it and the beloved person.

Tags: Human, Love, Truth

Politics are not the task of a Christian.

Tags: Christian, Politics, Task
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