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What is the point of being careful if you have nothing to lose?
In disputes between parents and children,
the children always get the upper hand.
Generations come and generations go,
but contention lasts for ever.
It is easier to destroy than to build.
Israel's salvation will come through prophets, not diplomats.
The dreams of one's youth are pleasant,
and one does not easily surrender them.
What is the true national education? That which makes children absorb the national spirit unconsciously.
Every generation has its own needs and its own truths.
Geniuses and their thoughts belong to the whole world.
A healthy man instinctively loves life.
Even God will not scorn a bruised and broken heart.
For the Jews the advantage of Hebrew over other languages is that it is the natural garment of Judaism.
Only the man who can defend his own honor
is honored by others.
The more distant and loftier the ideal,
the greater its power to uplift the soul.
One of the virtues which distinguish the Jewish people
is that they honor those that love them.
The loftier the thought, the finer the language.
When a part of your body aches and causes you pain,
you feel intense hatred towards it.
A people's only national literature is the one written in its national language.
When a sharp sword is at his throat,
a man does not listen to sense or logic.
Medicaments have multiplied just as diseases have.
Have you ever heard of a son rejecting his mother
beause he found a nicer one?
When does a man begin to feel that old age seized him? When he suddenly sees a new generation that conquers the field of labor and does the work differently from his practice.
No individual can be constructed entire
without a link with the past.
Israel's salvation will come through prophets
and not through diplomats.
Who professes to reform religion is in my eyes
as if he sought to cool fire.