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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Type:
Theologian
Nationality:
German
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  • 1
    God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 2
    Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 3
    Human love has little regard for the truth. It makes the truth relative, since nothing, not even the truth, must come between it and the beloved person. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 4
    If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 5
    It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 6
    It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 7
    It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 8
    One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 9
    Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 10
    The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 11
    To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer
  • 12
    We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer. Dietrich_BonhoefferDietrich Bonhoeffer