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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.
         
   
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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.

R
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.
A
The way Shaw believes in himself is very refreshing in these atheistic days when so many people believe in no God at all.
N
Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan -- spoiled.
K
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.
R:
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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