Quotes by Isaac Leib Peretz

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The worst dog gets the best bone. more...

By nature we are like all other human beings, yet our people is unlike others, because our life is different, our history is different, our teacher is the Exile. more...

Youth is fair, a graceful stag, Leaping, playing in a park. Age is gray, a toothless hag, Stumbling in the dark. more...

I want to soar the boundless blue Where winds and tempests have their birth, And let the clouds conceal for me Not heaven, but the earth. more...

Ugliness is the greatest of all sins. more...

We take a drink only for the sake of the benediction. more...

The bigger the merchant the smaller the Jew. more...

Children... constitute man's eternity. more...

is a denial of this world, a severance from reality, an abdication, a means of redemption from, not for, life. more...

They are all so-called Christian nations, but... this superimposed religion... does not penetrate into the core of their souls. It has no relation to their daily experience... It is a key to open a heaven after death and not a key with which to force open the portals of this life. more...

For the commandment is a lamp. And the spark which kindles the commandment is devotion. more...

Canaan is too small for God's children. The Land of Israel will spread through all lands! more...

To be of the eternal, you must be of the earth. more...

We become more united in exile than in Palestine. more...

A letter depends on how you read it, a melody on how you sing it. more...

The soul is imprisoned in the body, and the Lord... built two windows in the wall of the prison... Unfortunately, the windows have curtains-eyelids; and a man whose soul is impure, feeling himself scrutinized, lets down the curtains and conceals the soul. more...

According to the generation is the music thereof. more...

Human lips are now forbidden to utter His name, for being the only God, He needs no name. more...

Little houses in a row, Down a quiet lane; Neither doors nor windows know, Peace and darkness reign. Though you cannot pay the rent, You will dwell there with the best. Where the weary, broken, spent, Find eternal rest! more...

Not all Hasidim are hasidim. more...

A people's memory is history; and as a man without a memory, so a people without a history cannot grow wiser, better. more...

We are more than a people.... We are of a pure blood. more...

Sheer egotism compels us to the purest love of mankind as a whole.... Our hearts are like a sponge, receptive to all the newest humanitarian ideas; and our sympathy goes out to all the unfortunate, all the oppressed. more...

Among other nations, the vital problems are: a good crop, extension of the boundaries, strong armies, colonies; among us, if we wish to be true to ourselves, the vital questions are: conscience, freedom, culture, ethics. more...

One God, one Law, one people, and one land. more...

He who provides life provides also a living. more...

Don't assume, Jewish intellectuals, that you are doing your duty by working... for so-called Humanity.... You are lighting a fire beneath the open sky, while your own family in your own house is freezing. more...

With the same bricks one may erect... a palace or a prison.... The same letters are used in Holy Writ and heretical works. more...

A heap of bricks is not yet a house. more...

The ancient Greeks and Romans tell of a golden age in the past.... Our Messiah alone belongs to the future. He still has to make his appearance, and not solely for the benefit of his own people. The whole world must be judged and redeemed. more...

A Jew waits for Messiah to come and redeem the world from fear and pain, from the cataclysmic conflicts between rich and poor. All shall enjoy the earth. This means, in popular imagination, that bread and clothes shall grow, ready-made, on trees. Do you have more winged ideals? more...

At the Throne of Glory it is not the nobly-born that are beloved, but the nobly-risen. more...

We should get out of the ghetto, but we should get out as Jews, with our own spiritual treasures. We should interchange, give and take, but not beg. Ghetto is impotence. Cultural cross-fertilization is the only possibility for human development. more...

Prayer sometimes dulls the hunger of the pauper, like a mother's finger thrust into the mouth of her starving baby. more...

May all unite to do Thy will with a perfect heart!... Thus prays the Jew. Have you more beautiful prayers to offer? more...

Purim is the birthday of the first Schutz-Jude, the first Jewish toady to foreign royalty. more...

You are the weakest and the least, and the last to be redeemed.... You will be freed, when man will rise above the earthly, when human worms will turn into human eagles. more...

Many refined people will not kill a fly, but eat an ox. more...

The song that from the heart would spring Is dead for want of echoing. more...

Jews are likened to sand: tiny grains, dry and scattered, each separate from the other. more...

We are like fish In this vast sea. And Satan fishes For you and me. more...

It is not only individuals-peoples too cannot live merely for themselves. The whole world must be redeemed. more...

Prosperity may be found in small as in big business. more...

Rather a stone, but to be alone! more...

Don't look up to heaven, for what will you see in the sky, except stars, luminous but cold, wholly insensitive to pity? more...

A stranger's rose is but a thorn. more...

Who tells the truth needs no fancy phrases. more...

Time is change, transformation, evolution. Time is eternal sprouting, blossoming, the eternal tomorrow. more...

Nobody ever stubs his toe against a mountain. It's the little temptations that bring a man down. more...

The voice is on the borderline between the physical and the spiritual. more...

Man has been likened to an earthen pot.... You have but to tap the pot with your finger. If it rings back full and true, all is well; there is your perfect pot. And if not-man, alas, has been likened to a broken potsherd. more...

In this world it is very dangerous to be weak. more...

If the husband sits on a chair in the Garden of Eden, his wife is his footstool. more...

I am a rainworm, buried deep Among the oozing, slimy things, Yet of an eagle's nest I dream, And eagle's wings. more...


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