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It is easy to write a check if you have enough money in the bank, and writing comes more easily if you have something to say.
The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity.
The heathen spirit is wingless. It cannot lift itself to heights from which the totality of being is visible, and it therefore loses itself in details.
Youth has the resilience to absorb disaster and weave it into the pattern of its life, no matter how anguishing the thorn that penetrates its flesh.
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
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In the end we are all sacked and it's always awful. It is as inevitable as death following life. If you are elevated there comes a day when you are demoted. Even Prime Ministers.
November 1, 1880
July 10, 1957
Sholem Asch, also written Shalom Asch or simply Shalom Ash, was a Polish-Jewish novelist, dramatist, and essayist in the Yiddish language that settled in the United States.
The Nazarene (1939)
Uncle Moses (1920)
East River (1946)
The Apostle (1943)
Three Cities: A Novel
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