Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed.
There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however imperfect, against tyranny and aggression may result in consequences even worse than war.
Culture is the passion for sweetness and light, and (what is more) the passion for making ...- Matthew Arnold
Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world...- Matthew Arnold
‘He knows’ says Hebraism,‘his Bible!’---whenever we hear this said, we may, withou...- Matthew Arnold
Hebraism and Hellenism---between these two points of influence moves our world.- Matthew Arnold
An exceptional life is not crafted by one monumental victory but by tiny daily wins.- Robin Sharma
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|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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