"Who ignores the time walks in darkness, and who explores it is illumined by a great light."
— Moses Ibn Ezra
"The meaning of man’s life lies in his perfecting of the universe. He has to distinguish, father and redeem the sparks of holiness scattered throughout the darkness of the world. This service is the motive of all precepts and good deeds."
— Abraham Joshua Heschel
"The highest form of wisdom is kindness."
— Talmud Brakhot 17a