Find the best quotes by Abraham Cahan.
If it be true that our people represent a high percentage of mental vigor, the distinction is probably due, in some measure, to the extremely…
God, for example, appealed to me as a beardless man wearing a quilted silk cap; holiness was something burning, forbidding, something connected with fire while…
You must never tire fighting Satan.
The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life.
The dearest days in one’s life are those that seem very far and very near at once.
If you study the Talmud you please God even more than you do by praying or fasting.
Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
If you feel that you are good, don’t be too proud of it.
I was a great dreamer of day dreams.
What is wealth? A dream of fools.
Only the other world has substance and reality; only good deeds and holy learning have tangible worth.
If a man is tongue-tied, don’t laugh at him, but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
What is this world? A mere curl of smoke for the wind to scatter.
Above all, you must fight conceit, envy, and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look,…
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