I am sorry for the blindness of Jews who comfort themselves in the evils that face them now, saying that anti-Semitism is ephemeral and will pass away. Abandon that hope !
Our people had a Herzl. . . but Herzl never had a people.
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles...respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law...or, in a word justice.
If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly.
It is well to be alone. It fertilizes the creative impulse.
The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden of some idea or feeling off his mind.