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One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.

  - Golda MeirTopics: history Israel
In Jewish history there are no coincidences.

  - Elie WieselTopics: history Israel
Our Holy Scriptures are not only a religious book, but the foundation of our literature, our language and our history, and the sole source of them.

  - Rav Tza'irTopics: history books Torah/Bible/Tanach
We have guarded the Book for thousands of years and it has guarded us.

  - David Ben-GurionTopics: history Israel Torah/Bible/Tanach
Just as the nation creates its own history, so, too, is it created by it.

  - Simon M. DubnovTopics: history Israel
All ancient people praised the Golden Era of the past. Only the Jews tell wonders of the golden Era still to come.

  - Joseph KlausnerTopics: history government
History, far from repeating itself, occasionally produces startling surprises.

  - Reuven AlcalayTopics: history
Our task today is harder than Moses'; he had only to deliver Israel from one Egypt, we must deliver it from many.

  - Manachem UssishkinTopics: history Israel war
One kingdom comes and another goes, but Israel abices for ever.

  - BaraithaTopics: history Israel
The Jewish people is old in one way yet a babe in another.

  - David FrishmanTopics: history Israel
No city in the world, not even Athens and Rome, ever played as great a role in the life of a nation for so long a time, as Jerusalem has done in the life of the Jewish people.

  - David Ben-GurionTopics: Jerusalem history Israel
Judaism is an historical religion.

  - Moses HessTopics: history Torah/Bible/Tanach
If you see a generation drowning in a sea of troubles, go forth and consider what the judges of Israel do!

  - Talmud, ShabbatTopics: history justice and law Torah/Bible/Tanach
By justice a king makes the kingdom firm and strong.

  - Proverbs (Mishle) 29:4Topics: history justice and law
The legends of a nation reveal its character to us more clearly than its acts and accidents.

  - Jacob KlatzkinTopics: history
No nation can be redeemed save by itself.

  - Theodor HerzlTopics: history Israel
Preservation of the special character of nations is essential for progress.

  - Ze'ev Vladimir JabotinskyTopics: history
The future of a nation is in its past.

  - Yochanan TverskyTopics: history Israel government
Of all the evils of our generation, I do not know one that obstructs the moral development of mankind more than the Press.

  - David FrishmanTopics: history wisdom
Our ancestors in the desert remembered the fine fish they used to eat in Egypt, but the hard labor they were made to do there they forgot.

  - Achad Ha'amTopics: food and drink history business and money
Draw from the past, live in the present, work for the future!

  - Abraham GeigerTopics: history business and money life
I can't listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.

  - Woody AllenTopics: humor history
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.

  - Baruch SpinozaTopics: history
The inner history of a people is contained in its songs.

  - Rabbi Adolph JellinekTopics: history music
I have pitched my tent on these ancient hills and my desire is to tie together the ends of the thread that history broke.

  - Reubin RubinTopics: history Israel
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