Original sin is that thing about man which makes him capable of conceiving of his own perfection and incapable of achieving it.
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.
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once b...- René Descartes
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.- John Kenneth Galbraith
Over time, hidden truths morph in the dark soil of deceit into something much worse.- Patti Callahan Henry
You always know the truth, because when you cut yourself or someone else with it, there’...- Stephen King
Fifty percent of something is better than than one hundred percent of nothing.- Chuck Barris
|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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