Paul Tillich Quotes
Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, Because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
Dynamics of Faith (1957)
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone.
The basic anxiety, the anxiety of a finite being about the threat of non-being, cannot be eliminated. It belongs to existence itself.
The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.