Martin Buber was an Austrian-born Israeli Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of existentialism centered on the distinction between the I–Thou relationship and the I–It relationship.
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” Martin Buber
“The atheist staring from his attic window is often nearer to God than the believer caught up in his own false image of God.” Martin Buber
“Every person born into the world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique….If there had been someone like her in the world, there would have been no need for her to be born.” Martin Buber
“Solitude is the place of purification.” Martin Buber
“Every man’s foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.” Martin Buber