Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
I think there ought to be a club in which preachers and journalists could come together and have the sentimentalism of the one matched with the cynicism of the other. That ought to bring them pretty close to the truth.
Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportuni...- David Sedaris
A good story is always more dazzling than a broken piece of truth.- Diane Setterfield
Nobody wants to tell a truth which harms himself- Toba Beta
The truth comes to me. The truth loves me- Sylvia Plath
The truth is the only thing worth having, and, in a civilized life, like ours, where so ma...- Edward V. Lucas
|Birth:||21st June, 1892|
|Death:||1st June, 1971|
|Profession:||Editor, Professor, Theologian|
Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr was an American theologian, public intellectual, commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor at Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 years. Starting as a leftist minister in the 1920s indebted to theological liberalism, he shifted to Neo-Orthodox theology in the 1930s, explaining how the sin of pride created evil in the world, and created the theo-philosophical perspective known as Christian realism.
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