Had the serenity to accept the things you cannot change; the courage to change the things you can and the wisdom to know the difference.
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.
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken.- Baltasar Gracián
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itsel- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
The first casualty when war comes is truth.- Hiram Johnson
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.- Oscar Wilde
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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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