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What I Want My Kids To Know #30

Posted by Radical Jew on July 15, 2020 with No Comments

”There comes in all our lives a time … when the ears can listen to no music save what the moonlight breathes through the flute of silence.” –Marcel Proust

What I Want My Kids to Know #29

Posted by Radical Jew on June 15, 2020 with No Comments

“Life without music is meaningless, music without life is academic.” –Leonard Bernstein

What I Want My Kids To Know #28

Posted by Radical Jew on April 20, 2020 with No Comments

“Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.”  Primo Levi

What I Want My Kids To Know #27

Posted by Radical Jew on March 7, 2019 with No Comments

A country is considered the more civilized the more the wisdom and efficiency of its laws hinder a weak man from becoming too weak and a powerful one too powerful.–Primo Levi

What I Want My Kids To Know #26

Posted by Radical Jew on December 7, 2018 with No Comments

“If life is not intoxicating, it’s nothing.” -Saul Bellow, Humboldt’s Gift

What I Want My Kids to Know #25

Posted by Radical Jew on November 7, 2018 with No Comments

“Those who hunt for fun and games are like ‘madmen shooting flaming arrows of death.’” —Shabbetai Elhanan ben Elisha del Vecchio, b. 1707

What I Want My Kids To Know #24

Posted by Radical Jew on March 12, 2017 with No Comments

When nothing is sure, everything is possible Clarice Lispector  

What I Want My Kids To Know #23

Posted by Radical Jew on September 15, 2016 with No Comments

“Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.” Sarah Bernhardt

What I Want My Kids To Know #22

Posted by Radical Jew on November 15, 2015 with No Comments

  Your whole life is a rehearsal for the moment you are in now. (Judith Malina)

What I Want My Kids to Know #21

Posted by Radical Jew on October 27, 2015 with No Comments

“Man has subdued bodies, but all the power on earth has been unable to subdue love. Man has conquered whole nations, but all his armies could not conquer love. Man has chained and fettered the spirit, but he has been utterly helpless before love. High on a throne, with all the splendor and pomp his […]

What I Want My Kids to Know #20

Posted by Radical Jew on July 25, 2015 with No Comments

Sing! Cyrano Moon

What I Want My Kids to Know #19

Posted by Radical Jew on April 16, 2015 with No Comments

“Thou shalt not be a victim, thou shalt not be a perpetrator, but, above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.” — Yehuda Bauer      

What I Want My Kids To Know #18

Posted by Radical Jew on March 4, 2015 with No Comments

If you think you cannot do something, you can’t. If you consider something impossible, it is. Cyrano Moon

What I Want My Kids To Know #17

Posted by Radical Jew on February 4, 2015 with No Comments

To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole. Baruch Spinoza

What I Want My Kids To Know #16

Posted by Radical Jew on August 12, 2014 with No Comments

With one eye you are looking at the outside world, while with the other you are looking within yourself. — Amedeo Modigliani

What I Want My Kids To Know #15

Posted by Radical Jew on July 30, 2014 with No Comments

Know! A person walks in life on a very narrow bridge, The most important thing is not to be afraid. -Nachman of Breslov