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Paul Tournier Quotes





Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices.
 

At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.
 

Let us not seek to bring religion to others, but let us endeavor to live it ourselves.
 

Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
 

Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual.
[Religion]
 

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
[Business]
 

The more refined and subtle our minds, the more vulnerable they are.