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The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance of being infinite.
In a certain sense the Good is comfortless.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
The spirit becomes free only when it ceases to be a support.
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible, and not by having the least possible opportunity to do…
Dread of night. Dread of not-night.
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
We all have wings, but they have not been of any avail to us and if we could tear them off, we would do so.
If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it would have been permitted.
There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses is the Evil in the spiritual world, and what we…
The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.
No sooner said than done – so acts your man of worth.
The relationship to one’s fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that…
The Bible is a sanctum; the world, sputum.
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
In the fight between you and the world, back the world.
My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.
We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree…
A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view, only a boring something made of wood.
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