Quotation by Martin Buber

Socratic man believes that all virtue is cognition, and that all that is needed to do what is right is to know what is right. This does not hold for Mosaic man who is informed with the profound experience that cognition is never enough, that the deepest part of him must be seized by the teachings, that for realization to take place his elemental totality must submit to the spirit as clay to the potter.
Martin Buber (1878–1965), Austrian-born Jewish philosopher. Israel and the World: Essays in a Time of Crisis, Schocken (1948).
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