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Reinhold Niebuhr Quotes

The mastery of nature is vainly believed to be an adequate substitute for self mastery.

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.

The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.

There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however imperfect, against tyranny and aggression may result in consequences even worse than war.

There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.