"The first duty of love is to listen."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Paul Tillich on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Paul Tillich on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Paul Tillich on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Paul Tillich on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Paul Tillich on Bruce Lee
"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."
"Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate."
"The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable."