My Favorite Quotes
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 Sholem Asch - “It has been said that writing comes more easily if you have something to say.”
 Sholem Asch - “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.”
 Christopher Lasch - “We do not need to minimize the poverty of the ghetto or the suffering inflicted by whites on blacks in order to see that the increasingly dangerous and unpredictable conditions of middle-class life have given rise to similar strategies for survival.”
 Christopher Lasch - “Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product.”
 Christopher Lasch - “Knowledge is what we get when an observer, preferably a scientifically trained observer, provides us with a copy of reality that we can all recognize.”
 Sholem Asch - “An illness is like a journey into a far country it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision.”
 Sholem Asch - “I love the place the magnificent books I require books as I require air.”
 Sholem Asch - “Heritage is Scriptures . . . which have become absorbed into our blood.”
 Christopher Lasch - “Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure.”
 Christopher Lasch - “The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information.”
 Christopher Lasch - “Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless possibility but by the banality of the social order they have erected against it.”
 Christopher Lasch - “It is a tribute to the peculiar horror of contemporary life that it makes the worst features of earlier times --the stupefaction of the masses, the obsessed and driven lives of the bourgeoisie --seem attractive by comparison.”
 Christopher Lasch - “Once women begin to question the inevitability of their subordination and to reject the conventions formerly associated with it, they can no longer retreat to the safety of those conventions.”
 Sholem Asch - “Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.”
 Christopher Lasch - “Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.”
 Sholem Asch - “The sword conquered for a while, but the spirit conquers for ever”

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