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Shmuel Y. Agnon Quotes and Sayings

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I was five years old when I wrote my first song.
It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

Not every man remembers the name of the cow which supplied
him with each drop of milk he has drunk.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

After all my possessions had been burned,
God gave me the wisdom to return to Jerusalem.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

If we eat any food, or drink any beverage,
we must recite a blessing over them before and after.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

 

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus
of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land,
I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

Our sages of blessed memory have said that we must
not enjoy any pleasure in this world without reciting a blessing.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land
of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands.
As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

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For myself, I am very small indeed in my own eyes.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

When I first began to combine letters other than Hebrew,
I read every book in German that came my way,
and from these I certainly received according to the nature of my soul.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

But always I regarded myself as one who was born in Jerusalem.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

I returned to Jerusalem, and it is by virtue of Jerusalem
that I have written all that God has put into my heart and into my pen.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

The fate of the singers who, like my songs,
went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote.
All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which
broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

I have also written a book about the Giving of the Torah,
and a book on the Days of Awe, and a book on the books
of Israel that have been written since the day the
Torah was given to Israel.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

Through these offices it was my privilege to get to
know almost every Jewish person,
and those whom I did not come to know through these
offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren,
the members of my people.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

The beginnings of my studies also came to me from my father,
as well as from the Rabbinical Judge of our town.
But they were preceded by three tutors under whom I studied,
one after the other, from the time I was three and
a half till I turned eight and a half.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt PHOTO

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep a grateful journal. Every night,
list five things you are grateful for.
- Oprah Winfrey

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day;
wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
- Elbert Hubbard

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck,
but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
- Steven Wright

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

I grew up in a very religious family.
I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five.
- Akhmad Kadyrov

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers -
six if one went to Harvard.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles,
is not undertaken without money.
- Lewis Hallam

Poets have said that the reason to have children is
to give yourself immortality.
Immortality? Now that I have five children,
my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.
- Bill Cosby

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an
unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine
and psychology in the world.
- Paul Dudley White

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

A child of five would understand this.
Send someone to fetch a child of five.
- Groucho Marx

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty.
She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
- Ellen DeGeneres

If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog?
Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

I don't smoke, don't drink much, and go to the gym five times a week.
I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great.
I can run a marathon, you know.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

The main facts in human life are five:
birth,
food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar
haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
- Sam Ewing

The best argument against democracy is
a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston Churchill

Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child.
Just how childlike golf players become is proven by
their frequent inability to count past five.
- John Updike

I have these visions of myself being thirty,
thirty-five, forty having a family.
- Nastassja Kinski

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore,"
shoot six,
and write down five.
- Paul Harvey

I started acting in my parents living room when I was five years old.
- Megan Gallagher

Golf is fundamentally about being honest.
I see people hit eight shots and tell me they shot five.
I never say a word.
It is a reminder to me of what is at stake.
- Martin Sheen

Well, I was fourteen in Texas.
But I looked twenty-five.
- Jerry Hall

We do do such a variety, especially if you consider all five records.
- Josh Silver

The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is
that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.
- Jean Kerr

I know I can get to the stage where I'm drinking a lot.
I tend to be rotten and groggy all day and hanging
out for the next drink and five o'clock,
ping!
I have to just stop.
- Trisha Goddard

An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five-year-old.
- Carl Van Vechten

And at five o'clock in the morning we left to drive to Old Tucson,
and I sat with my mouth open in the van.
I was stunned by the beauty of that country.
- Erika Slezak

For Closer, we've had five weeks.
You go into every single word because it's very,
very concentrated dialogue.
- Anna Friel

I very much enjoyed my career in science.
I didn't leave science because I was disillusioned,
but felt I'd done my bit for it after about twenty-five years.
- John Polkinghorne

Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind.
- Terry Pratchett

At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass
away free and charge five dollars for the second glass.
The refill contained the antidote.
- Emo Philips

My mother's five-foot-two, and I'll be honest with you -
she's the only person I'm scared of.
- Kiefer Sutherland

Well, when I did Underworld 2, I was in Vancouver for
five months and I was reminiscent to be back up there.
- Scott Speedman

I've got four or five records in my head at a time
that I try to work on and I would like to do a guitar trio record next -
since The Police I've mostly made records with keyboards.
- Andy Summers

Ninety-five percent of our wool is going to China.
- Jim Elliot

People sometimes say it takes a long time to become a jazz fan,
but for me it took about five seconds.
- Pat Metheny

I learned how to live on five and sometimes ten dollars a week.
- Theodore Sturgeon

Remember, it's very simple to have an oven tested professionally,
and it only takes about five minutes.
- Delia Smith

Now I can stand up on the stage again like I used to
after five years of sitting down while I sang.
- Etta James

I'm over there filming in South Africa now,
and two in five are HIV-positive now.
Not many people know that.
- Bruce Davison

If you are used to going five innings and then go six or seven,
you won't have your good stuff.
They need to start that from the minor leagues and
give pitchers strong arms.
- Juan Marichal

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.
If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
- Warren Buffett

Forty-five percent of Iraqi citizens think it is morally
okay to attack American troops.
- Marty Meehan

A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms,
to be struck by lightning five or six times.
- Randall Jarrell

We were from totally different social backgrounds.
This is what is very hard for an American to understand,
but we could have been five guys from Mars.
- Bill Bruford

Previously, on Lock, Stock, I went to bed at two in
the morning and woke up at five in the morning,
and on this one I was known to nod off on the set occasionally.
- Guy Ritchie

Bush wasn't elected, he was selected -
selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
- Alec Baldwin

I've been reading horror since I was five years old.
- George Stephen


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