Paul Tillich Quotes

Paul Tillich Quotes

Astonishment is the root of philosophy.

Man is able to decide for or against reason, he is able to create beyond reason or to destroy below reason

Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life." Paul Tillich

Sometimes I think it is my mission to bring faith to the faithless, and doubt to the faithful.

Faith as the state of being ultimately concerned implies love, namely, the desire and urge toward the reunion of the seperated.

Reason is the presupposition of faith, and faith is the fulfillment of reason.

Language ... 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.

man is free, in so far as he has the power of contradicting himself and his essential nature. Man is free even from his freedom; that is, he can surrender his humanity

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