Martin Buber - Quotes

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An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.

Solitude is the place of purification.

Solitude is the place of purification.

There are three principles in a man's being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech, and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow-men is that I do not say what I mean and I don't do what I say. ---->>>

The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings. ---->>>

Through the Thou a person becomes I. ---->>>

A person cannot approach the divine by reaching beyond the human. To become human, is what this individual person, has been created for. ---->>>

I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me. ---->>>

To be old can be glorious if one has not unlearned how to begin. ---->>>

Play is the exultation of the possible. ---->>>

God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings. ---->>>

For sin is just this, what man cannot by its very nature do with his whole being; it is possible to silence the conflict in the soul, but it is not possible to uproot it. ---->>>

The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: February 8, 1878
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Die: 06-13, 1965
Occupation: Philosopher
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Martin Buber (Hebrew: מרטין בובר‎, German: Martin Buber, Yiddish: מארטין בובער‎; February 8, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an Austrian-born Israeli Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of existentialism centered on the distinction between the I–Thou relationship and the I–It relationship (wikipedia)