Facts about Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a famous Theologian from Germany, who lived between February 4, 1906 and April 9, 1945. He/she became only 39 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Dietrich.

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Famous quotes by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (16)


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"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"
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"To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ"
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"The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children"
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"The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children"
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"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"
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"Politics are not the task of a Christian"
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"Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes"
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"One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons"
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"It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others"
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"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"
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"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"
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"If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction"
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"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"
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"Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy"
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"God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred"
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"A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol"


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