Power abdicates only under the stress of counter-power.
Martin Buber (1878 - 1965)
Source: Paths in Eutopia, 1950
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
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