Frederick Buechner

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The place where God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger coincide.

Frederick Buechner (born July 11, 1926) is an American writer and theologian.

Quotes[edit]

  • Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid.
    • Listening to Your Life (1992)
  • The place where God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger coincide.
    • Wishful Thinking (1973), p. 95
  • We are commanded to love our neighbors as ourselves, and I believe that to love ourselves means to extend to those various selves that we have been along the way the same degree of compassion and concern that we would extend to anyone else.
    • Telling Secrets (1991)
  • Nothing human's not a broth of false and true.
    • Godric (1980)
  • Five friends I had, and two of them snakes.
    • Godric (1980)
  • If the truth is worth telling, it is worth making a fool of yourself to tell.
    • Telling the Truth (1977)

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