"Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Paul Tillich on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Paul Tillich on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Paul Tillich on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Paul Tillich on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Paul Tillich on Marilyn Monroe
"Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone."
"Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone."
"Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone."
"The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable."
"Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free."