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Amos Oz Quotes and Sayings

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I find the family the most mysterious and fascinating
institution in the world.
- Amos Oz

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Well, my definition of a tragedy is a clash between right and right.
- Amos Oz

I was born and bred in a tiny, low-ceilinged ground-floor apartment.
- Amos Oz

I have seen for the first time in 100 years of conflict,
the two peoples - the Israeli people and the Palestinian people -
are ahead of their leaderships.
- Amos Oz

 

Every single pleasure I can imagine or have experienced is more delightful,
more of a pleasure, if you take it in small sips,
if you take your time.
Reading is not an exception.
- Amos Oz

In many ways, I regard Sharon and Arafat as birds of a feather.
- Amos Oz

The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic.
- Amos Oz

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One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same
Sea beyond transcending the conflict,
is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same.
- Amos Oz

I recommend the art of slow reading.
- Amos Oz

But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the
balance between hawks and doves,
and have been in a position to determine who forms
a coalition and who runs the country.
- Amos Oz

On my parents' scale of values, the more Western something was,
the more cultured it was considered.
- Amos Oz

A conflict begins and ends in the hearts and minds of people,
not in the hilltops.
- Amos Oz

All of my novels are democracies.
- Amos Oz

I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about
Israelis and Palestinians.
I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate.
I wrote it as a piece of chamber music.
- Amos Oz

Two children of same cruel parent look at one another
and see in each other the image of the cruel parent
or the image of their past oppressor.
This is very much the case between Jew and Arab:
It's a conflict between two victims.
- Amos Oz

If we don't stop somewhere, if we don't accept an unhappy compromise,
unhappy for both sides, if we don't learn how to unhappily
coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice -
if we don't learn how to do that,
we end up in a doomed state.
- Amos Oz

But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel,
which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere.
It is a novel about everyday people far removed from fundamentalism,
fanaticism nationalism, or militancy of any sort.
- Amos Oz

It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a
draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake
in Iran it would probably have a majority,
the U.S.
would veto it and Britain and France would abstain.
- Amos Oz

Israel of the coastal plain, where eight out of ten
Israeli Jews live far removed from the occupied territories,
from the fiery Jerusalem, from the religious and nationalistic conflicts,
is unknown to the outside world, almost unknown to itself.
- Amos Oz

I wrote a novel about Israelis who live their own lives
on the slope of a volcano.
Near a volcano one still falls in love,
one still gets jealous, one still wants a promotion,
one still gossips.
- Amos Oz

And in this respect, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy,
a clash between one very powerful, very convincing,
very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful,
no less convincing claim.
- Amos Oz

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer PHOTO

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

I am a great believer in luck
and I find that the harder
I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- The Buddha

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We will either find a way or make one.
- Hannibal

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

I find that the harder I work,
the more luck I seem to have.
- Thomas Jefferson

I find hope in the darkest of days,
and focus in the brightest.
I do not judge the universe.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you look into your own heart,
and you find nothing wrong there,
what is there to worry about?
What is there to fear?
- Confucius

You can turn painful situations around through laughter.
If you can find humor in anything, even poverty,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

Your task is not to seek for love,
but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself
that you have built against it.
- Rumi

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
- Carl Lewis

Just start dancing and the band will find you.
- Tama Kieves

To succeed, you need to find
something to hold on to,
something to motivate you,
something to inspire you.
- Tony Dorsett

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

The best way to find yourself
is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill

Find ecstasy in life;
the mere sense of living is joy enough.
- Emily Dickinson

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each one has to find his peace from within.
And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Ask and it will be given to you;
seek and you will find;
knock and the door will be opened to you.
- Matthew 7:7

The secret of success is to find a need and fill it,
to find a hurt and heal it,
to find somebody with a problem
and offer to help solve it.
- Robert H. Schuller

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer


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