of the ambivalent structure of philosophy, because "marveling" sets one on a road that never ends, because the structure of philosophy is that of hope, that to philosophize is so essentially human - and in a sense to philosophize means living a truly human life.-Josef Piper, Leisure: The Basis of Culture, pg. 125.
Liberty Fund link for Leisure
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Josef Pieper (1904–1997) was an influential German Catholic philosopher, scholar, and author.
Thanks to Iram for recommending this book.