On real living by Martin Buber


AuthorMartináBuber (1878 - 1965) Jewish Religious Philosopher
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All real living is meeting.

MartináBuber (1878 - 1965) Jewish Religious Philosopher

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Quotations from Martin Buber:

 I have to tell it again and again:

I have no doctrine. I only point out something.

I point out reality, I point out something in reality which has not or too little been seen.

I take him who listens to me at his hand and lead him to the window.

I push open the window and point outside.

I have no doctrine, I carry on a dialogue.

MartináBuber, (1878 - 1965) Jewish Religious Philosopher
Reply to My Critics, p. 693 

 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.

MartináBuber, (1878 - 1965) Jewish Religious Philosopher

 He who loves a woman, and brings her life to present realization in his, is able to look in the Thou of her eyes into a beam of the eternal Thou.

MartináBuber, (1878 - 1965) Jewish Religious Philosopher
I and Thou 

 All real living is meeting.

MartináBuber, (1878 - 1965) Jewish Religious Philosopher
Martin Buber: The Life of Dialogue by Maurice S. Friedman: Chapter 10: All Real Living Is Meeting 

 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.

MartináBuber, (1878 - 1965) Jewish Religious Philosopher
The Way of Man 

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