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Martin Buber Quotes

Solitude is the place of purification.
Martin Buber

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.
Martin Buber
Life, Between, Mean

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
Book, Times, Again

The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.
Martin Buber
Love, Beings, Embracing

Through the Thou a person becomes I.
Martin Buber
Becomes, Thou

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
Martin Buber
Secret, Traveler, Journeys

A person cannot approach the divine by reaching beyond the human. To become human, is what this individual person, has been created for.
Martin Buber
Cannot, Individual, Beyond

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Martin Buber
Great, Power, Eyes

To be old can be glorious if one has not unlearned how to begin.
Martin Buber
Old, Begin, Glorious

Play is the exultation of the possible.
Martin Buber

The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes.
Martin Buber
Law, Deep, Call

God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings.
Martin Buber
God, Wants, Quality

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.
Martin Buber
Nature, Cannot, Whole

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