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    abraham cahan Quotes

    What is wealth? A dream of fools.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: dreams  fools 
     
    The dearest days in one's life are those that seem very far and very near at once.
    — Abraham Cahan
    What is this world? A mere curl of smoke for the wind to scatter.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: smoke 
     
    You must never tire fighting Satan.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: fighting  satan 
     
    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 a day had the form of an oblong box.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: men  fire  god  example 
     
    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 important part which Talmud studies have played in the spiritual life of the race.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: people  true  mental  spiritual  race 
     
    The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: women  faith  religious 
     
    Only the other world has substance and reality; only good deeds and holy learning have tangible worth.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: world  holy  learning  worth 
     
    Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
    — Abraham Cahan
    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.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: men  broken 
     
    I was a great dreamer of day dreams.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: dreams 
     
    If you feel that you are good, don't be too proud of it.
    — Abraham Cahan
    Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: anger  control 
     
    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, smile, or act.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: lies  smile  lying 
     
    Above all, you must fight conceit, envy, and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: heart  fight  envy 
     
    If you study the Talmud you please God even more than you do by praying or fasting.
    — Abraham Cahan
    tags: god 
     
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