God is the "mysterium tremendum," that appears and overthrows, but he is also the mystery of the self-evident, nearer to me than my I.
Martin Buber (1878 - 1965)
Contributed by: Zaady
Leisure is the exultation of the possible.
The perfection of any matter, the highest or the lowest, touches on the divine.
The prophet is appointed to oppose the kind, and even more: history.
I don't like religion much, and I am glad that in the Bible the word is not to be found.
Power abdicates only under the stress of counter-power.
Source: Paths in Eutopia, 1950
We can learn to be whole by saying what we mean and doing what we say.
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.
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
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