“There was a time when I had all the answers… I discovered that the questions to which I had the answers were not the important questions”

from Douglas Moore’s Art of Quotation

Art of Quotation

“There was a time when I had all the answers. My real growth began when I discovered that the questions to which I had the answers were not the important questions”

Reinhold Niebuhr, author, religious figure


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  1. “If you ever had “all the answers”, then, you MUST also have had all the questions…(all equal in importance). All the answers and questions pertaining to what, exactly? Your questions and answers are personal, or universal at best.” T.P.W.
    After issuing the ‘above’, I looked up Reinhold Niebuhr and I now share my embarrassment with you all.

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