Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Israeli novelist, the largest representative of modern Russian literature in Hebrew.
After all my possessions had been burned, God gave me the wisdom to return to Jerusalem.More Shmuel Yosef Agnon quotes [07/13/2011 12:07:31]
Through these offices it was my privilege to get to know almost every Jewish person, and those whom I did not come to know through these offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren, the members of my people.More Shmuel Yosef Agnon quotes [07/13/2011 12:07:34]
Who were my mentors in poetry and literature? This is a matter of opinion. Some see in my books the influences of authors whose names, in my ignorance, I have not even heard, while others see the influences of poets whose names I have heard but whose writings I have not read. And what is my opinion? From whom did I receive nurture? Not every man remembers the name of the cow which supplied him with each drop of milk he has drunk.More Shmuel Yosef Agnon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital.More Shmuel Yosef Agnon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If we eat any food, or drink any beverage, we must recite a blessing over them before and after.More Shmuel Yosef Agnon quotes [07/13/2011 12:07:40]

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