What I want to know is how the white man, with the blood of black people dripping off his fingers, can have the audacity to be asking black people, ‘Do they hate him?’ That takes a lot of nerve.
The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does. No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies.
It is impossible to have a Jewish, democratic state and at the same time to control all of Eretz Israel. If we insist on fulfilling the dream in its entirety, we are liable to lose it all. Everything. That is where the extremist path takes us.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
Having a child takes you back to all those parts of your own childhood that you had hidden away.
It takes two hands to clap.
Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.
A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
Rascals are always sociable, more’s the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others’ company.
Music has the power to make me feel good like nothing else does. It gives me some peace for a while. Takes me back to who I really am.