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Israel Zangwill
(1864-1926) born on
Feb 14
English novelist, playwright, religioius leader. He was a Zionist and one of the earliest English interpreters of Jewish immigrant life.
In how many lives does love really play a dominant part? The average taxpayer is no more capable of the grand passion than of a grand opera.

The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.
The way Shaw believes in himself is very refreshing in these atheistic days when so many people believe in no God at all.
Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan -- spoiled.
Dead men hear no tales; posthumous fame is an Irish bull.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Quoted on "Who Said That?," BBC TV, 11 Feb 1958.
A: On George Bernard Shaw.
N: "Sons of the Ghetto," bk. 2, ch. 6, 1892.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.

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