37 Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes

  • "Time is lost when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Life, Time


  • "The right way to pray is to stretch out our hands and ask of One who we know has the heart of a Father."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession, absolution without personal confession. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Grace, Discipleship, Confession


  • "When our will wholeheartedly enters into the prayer of Christ, then we pray correctly."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Politics are not the task of a Christian."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Politics


  • "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."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Truth, Love


  • "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."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Character, Excellence


  • "One's task is not to turn the world upside down, but to do what is necessary at the given place and with a due consideration of reality."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Service


  • "It matters little what form of prayer we adopt or how many words we use. What matters is the faith which lays hold on God, knowing that He knows our needs before we even ask Him. That is what gives Christian prayer its boundless confidence and its joyous certainty."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Prayer, Faith, Joy


  • "God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Truth, Judging, Satan


  • "One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Obedience, Preaching


  • "God has reserved to Himself the right to determine the end of life, because He alone knows the goal to which it is His will to lead it. It is for Him alone to justify a life or to cast it away."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Death, Goals, Justification


  • "Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Obedience, Faith


  • "A Christian is someone who shares the sufferings of God in the world."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Christians, Suffering


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

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Pride, Achievement



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