Primo Quotes

Paul Tillich

The first duty of love is to listen.

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Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created ...

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Neurosis is the way of avoiding non-being by avoiding being.

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The character of human life, like the character of the human condition, like the character of all li ...

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Individualism is the self-affirmation of the individual self as individual self without regard to it ...

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Existential anxiety of doubt drives the person toward the creation of certitude of systems of meanin ...

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Cruelty towards others is always also cruelty towards ourselves.

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In Calvinism and sectarianism man became more and more transformed into an abstract moral subject, a ...

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Courage is a greater virtue than love. At best, it takes courage to love.

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I have given no definition of love. This is impossible, because there is no higher principle by whic ...

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Doubt is the necessary tool of knowledge.

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Love that cares, listens.

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Cynically speaking, one could say that it is true to life to be cynical about it.

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If my tongue were trained to measures, I would sing a stirring song.

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Morality [or ethics] is not a subject; it is a life put to the test in dozens of moments.

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