Photo of philosopher, Martin Buber

Martin Buber Quotes

The theistic philosopher Martin Buber attributes “direction” as the way to focus for accomplishment.

Image: Photo of philosopher, Martin Buber

“Direction is that primal tension of the human soul, which moves it at times out of the infinity of the possible to choose this and nothing else, and to realize it through action.”

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”

“Solitude is the place of purification.”

“As I actualize, I uncover.”

“The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.”

– Martin Buber (1878-1965)

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