Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Israeli novelist, the largest representative of modern Russian literature in Hebrew.
At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.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 [07/13/2011 12:07:26]
For myself, I am very small indeed in my own eyes.More Shmuel Yosef Agnon quotes [07/13/2011 12:07:07]
I have also written a book about the Giving of the Torah, and a book on the Days of Awe, and a book on the books of Israel that have been written since the day the Torah was given to Israel.More Shmuel Yosef Agnon quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it.More Shmuel Yosef Agnon quotes [07/13/2011 12:07:34]

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