Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others. Dietrich Bonhoeffer