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Martin Buber
(1878-1965) born on
Feb 08
German-Jewish religious philosopher. As a biblical translator and interpreter, he was a master of German prose style; his philosophy centred on the dialogue of man with other beings.
         
   
F
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.

R
Leisure is the exultation of the possible.
A
The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes.
N
God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings.
K
Power abdicates only under stress of counter-power.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Quoted in Maurice Friedman ed "Martin Buber's Life and Work: The Later Years 1945-65," Dutton 84
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: "The Writings of Martin Buber," 1956.
N: "The Writings of Martin Buber," 1956.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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