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.
Martin Buber (1878 - 1965)
Contributed by: Zaady
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Without distance there is no dialogue between the two.
The world is not divine sport, it is divine destiny. There is a divine meaning of the world, of man, of human persons, of you and me.
God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings.
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.
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.
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