Martin Buber Quotes

Martin Buber Quotes: This is the risk: the primary word can only be spoken with the whole being. He who gives himself to it may withhold nothing of himself.
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Martin Buber Quote: If we had the power over the ends of the earth, it would not give us that fulfillment of existence which a quiet devoted relationship to nearby life can give us.
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Quotes about Martin Buber: You do not attain to knowledge by remaining on the shore and watching the foaming waves, you must make the venture and cast yourself in, you must swim, alert and with all your force, even if a moment comes when you think you are losing consciousness; in this way, and in no other, do you reach anthropological insight.
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Quote about Martin Buber: I do not accept any absolute formulas for living. No preconceived code can see ahead to everything that can happen in a man's life. As we live, we grow and our beliefs change. They must change. So I think we should live with this constant discovery. We should be open to this adventure in heightened awareness of living. We should stake our whole existence on our willingness to explore and experience.
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Martin Buber Sayings: To love God truly, one must first love man. And if anyone tells you that he loves God and does not love his fellow-man, you will know that he is lying.
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Martin Buber Saying: Meet the world with the fullness of your being, and you shall meet God. Of you wish to believe, love.
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Sayings about Martin Buber: I shall teach you the best way to say Torah. You must cease to be aware of yourselves. You must be nothing but an ear that hears what the universe of the word is constantly saying within you. The moment you start hearing what you yourself are saying, YOU must stop.
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Saying about Martin Buber: Here is the infallible test. Imagine yourself in a situation where you are alone, wholly alone on earth, and you are offered one of the two, books or men. I often hear men prizing their solitude but that is only because there are still men somewhere on earth even though in the far distance. I knew nothing of books when I came forth from the womb of my mother, and I shall die without books, with another human hand in my own. 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 being looking at me.
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Martin Buber Quotes: God said to Abraham:
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Martin Buber Quote: In spite of all similarities, every living situation has, like a newborn child, a new face, that has never been before and will never come again. It demands of you a reaction that cannot be prepared beforehand. It demands nothing of what is past. It demands presence, responsibility; it demands you.
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Quotes about Martin Buber: I think no human being can give more than this. Making life possible for the other, if only for a moment.
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Quote about Martin Buber: When people come to you for help, do not turn them off with pious words, saying, 'Have faith and take your troubles to God.' Act instead as though there were no God, as though there were only one person in the world who could help -- only yourself.
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Martin Buber Sayings: In philosophical anthropology, ... where the subject is man in his wholeness, the investigator cannot content himself, as in anthropology as an individual science, with considering man as another part of nature and with ignoring the fact that he, the investigator, is himself a man and experiences this humanity in his inner experience in a way that he simply cannot experience any part of nature.
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Martin Buber Saying: Dialogic is not to be identified with love. But love without dialogic, without real outgoing to the other, reaching to the other, the love remaining with itself - this is called Lucifer.
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Sayings about Martin Buber: All real living is meeting.
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Saying about Martin Buber: The real struggle is not between East and West, or capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.
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Martin Buber Quotes: Eclipse of the light of heaven, eclipse of God - such indeed is the character of the historic hour through which the world is now passing
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Martin Buber Quote: When we rise out of [the night] into the new life and there begin to receive the signs, what can we know of that which - of him who gives them to us? Only what we experience from time to time from the signs themselves. If we name the speaker of this speech God, then it is always the God of a moment, a moment God.
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