There we saw giants... and we were in our own eyes as locusts (13:33)

Someone once asked Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch: "What is true learning?"

The Rebbe replied: "When one studies a section of Talmud or an idea in Chabad philosophy, one is there, together with its illustrious author. He is building upon the sage's wisdom like a midget perched upon a giant - he is riding on the giant's shoulders.

"One must be grateful to the giant that he doesn't fling the nuisance from his shoulders…"