Abraham Heschel Quotes


8 Abraham Heschel quotes:



"A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture."
"Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself."
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"Wonder rather than doubt is the root of knowledge"
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"Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge."
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"In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves"
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"God is of no importance unless He is of supreme importance."
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"It is not enough for me to ask question; I want to know how to answer the one question that seems to encompass everything I face: What am I here for?"
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"When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people."
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