James Barr Quotes (3 quotes)
“We shall work not on the macrocosmic scale of the literary forms, but on the microcosmic scale of the lexical forms.”
Comparative Philology and the Text of the Old Testament, p.10
“This book is therefore consecrated to the deeper and fuller study of that linguistic world in which the Hebrew Bible is set.”
Comparative Philology and the Text of the Old Testament, p.304
“The problem here is not so much a historical one, more a terminological and philosophical one.”
The Variable Spellings of the Hebrew Bible, p.92
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring — it was peace.”
As quoted in The Canine Hiker's Bible (2000) by Doug Gelbert, p. 8
“The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.”
―Pearl S. Buck
To My Daughters, With Love (1967), "To You on Your First Birthday"
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