To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
It is really true what philosophy tells us, that life must be understood backwards. But with this, one forgets the second proposition, that it must be lived forwards.
Topics: Perseverance, Purpose, Courage, Time, Failure, Living, Reflection, Life, Experience, Sin, Meaning, Challenges, Nature, Past, Life and Living
The supreme paradox of all thought is the attempt to discover something that thought cannot think.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Lutheran Pastor
- Karl Barth Swiss Reformed Theologian
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel German Philosopher
- Thomas Aquinas Italian Catholic Priest
- Niels Bohr Danish Physicist
- Martin Buber
- Reinhold Niebuhr American Protestant Theologian
- Masanobu Fukuoka Japanese Buddhist Polymath
- Francis Schaeffer American Presbyterian Religious Leader
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky Russian Novelist