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Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: How can such deep-imprinted images sleep in us at times, till a word, a sound, How can such deep-imprinted images sleep in us at times, till a word, a sound, awake them? — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
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Ephraim Sayings By Megan Frazer Blakemore: Ephraim found a stack of postcards tied together with a faded green ribbon. He shuffled Ephraim found a stack of postcards tied together with a faded green ribbon. He shuffled through them and found they were from every World's Fair from 1915 in San Francisco to 1939 in New York. None of the postcards hed been written on or mailed. — Megan Frazer Blakemore
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Ephraim Sayings By The Biblescript: {9:16} Ephraim has been struck; their root has been dried out: by no means will {9:16} Ephraim has been struck; their root has been dried out: by no means will they yield fruit. And even if they should conceive, I will execute the most beloved of their womb. — The Biblescript
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Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Did the Almighty, holding in his right hand truth, and in his left hand search Did the Almighty, holding in his right hand truth, and in his left hand search after truth, deign to proffer me the one I might prefer, in all humility, but without hesitation, I should request search after truth. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
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Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Mirvis: The rabbis will find in me personally someone who cares about their future and welfare. The rabbis will find in me personally someone who cares about their future and welfare. — Ephraim Mirvis
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Ephraim Sayings By Matia Ben Ephraim: Have you ever trained a girl to become a semizard?" "In all my years here?" Have you ever trained a girl to become a semizard?"
"In all my years here?" He shook his auburn-tailed head slightly. "No."
"Can't women use magic?"
Smiling faintly that he had caught onto that, the wizard replied, "They already do. — Matia Ben Ephraim
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Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Radner: The Bible, however, does present a single picture, complex though it is, of at least The Bible, however, does present a single picture, complex though it is, of at least one human life: the "image of God" that is granted in the creation of Adam and then presented as the created divine power itself, the Son of God, Jesus the Christ. — Ephraim Radner
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Ephraim Sayings By Brigham Young: The Old and New Testaments are the stick of Judah. You recollect that the tribe The Old and New Testaments are the stick of Judah. You recollect that the tribe of Judah tarried in Jerusalem and the Lord blessed Judah, and the result was the writings of the Old and New Testaments. But where is the stick of Joseph? Can you tell where it is? Yes. It was the children of Joseph who came across the waters to this continent, and this land was filled with people, and the Book of Mormon or the stick of Joseph contains their writings, and they are in the hands of EphraimBrigham Young
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Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Mirvis: The beth din is the court of the chief rabbi. I see myself taking an The beth din is the court of the chief rabbi. I see myself taking an active role within the beth din. — Ephraim Mirvis
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Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Buchwald: Smile. Be open and welcoming. Smile. Be open and welcoming. — Ephraim Buchwald
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Ephraim Sayings By Matia Ben Ephraim: There is no honour in battle, Dogalas. Men killing men.....no honour. Honour is doing a There is no honour in battle, Dogalas. Men killing men.....no honour. Honour is doing a noble deed and living to tell about it." He glanced over at him. "Remember that. — Matia Ben Ephraim
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Absolute truth belongs to Thee alone. Absolute truth belongs to Thee alone. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: One can drink too much, but one never drinks enough. One can drink too much, but one never drinks enough. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: But how many moments are already past!Ah! who thinks of those that are past? But how many moments are already past!
Ah! who thinks of those that are past? — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Vance Palmer: It is the business of thought to define things, to find the boundaries; thought, indeed, It is the business of thought to define things, to find the boundaries; thought, indeed, is a ceaseless process of definition. It is the business of Art to give things shape. Anyone who takes no delight in the firm outline of an object, or in its essential character, has no artistic sense. He cannot even be nourished by Art. Like Ephraim, he feeds upon the East wind, which has no boundaries. — Vance Palmer
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: My God, grant that my bounty may be a clear and transparent river, flowing from My God, grant that my bounty may be a clear and transparent river, flowing from pure charity, and uncontaminated by self-love, ambition, or interest. Thanks are due not to me, but Thee, from whom all I possess is derived. And what are the paltry gifts for which my neighbor forgets to thank me, compared with the immense blessings for which I have so often forgotten to be grateful to Thee! — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Metropolitan Ephraim Kyriakos: I came, then, to serve my Church first of all, and the whole world, that I came, then, to serve my Church first of all, and the whole world, that is, every person I find along my way. I serve and I will give of myself unto death so that there will be no distance between speaking and doing, so that the people will never again say, 'there is a chasm between us and the leaders' and word spread that the Church is far from her people. I know very well that our people are good and that they want from us today to go to them, to seek them out wherever they are, to search out the lost and return them joyfully to the fold. They hunger and thirst for the Word of God. — Metropolitan Ephraim Kyriakos
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The end-purpose of all art is enjoyment! The end-purpose of all art is enjoyment! — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: A blush is the sign which Nature hangs out to show where chastity and honor A blush is the sign which Nature hangs out to show where chastity and honor dwell. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: If some things don't make you lose your sense of reason, then you have none If some things don't make you lose your sense of reason, then you have none to lose. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: If the advice of a fool for once happens to be good, it requires a If the advice of a fool for once happens to be good, it requires a wise man to carry it out. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The true value of a man is not determined by his possession, supposed or real, The true value of a man is not determined by his possession, supposed or real, of Truth, but rather by his sincere exertion to get to the Truth. It is not possession of the Truth, but rather the pursuit of Truth by which he extends his powers and in which his ever-growing perfectibility is to be found. Possession makes one passive, indolent, and proud. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The searcher's eye Not seldom finds more than he wished to find. The searcher's eye Not seldom finds more than he wished to find. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: I know not whether there exists such a thing as a coin stamped with a I know not whether there exists such a thing as a coin stamped with a pair of pinions; but I wish this were the device which monarchs put upon their dollars and ducats, to show that riches make to themselves wings, and fly away. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: I, who ne'erWent for myself a begging, go a borrowing,And that for others. Borrowing's much I, who ne'erWent for myself a begging, go a borrowing,And that for others. Borrowing's much the sameAs begging; just as lending upon usuryIs much the same as thieving. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Anonymous: When it became known to the house of David c that Aram had occupied Ephraim, When it became known to the house of David c that Aram had occupied Ephraim, d the heart of Ahaz A and the hearts of his people trembled like trees of a forest shaking in the wind. — Anonymous
Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Mirvis: 'Rabbi' means 'teacher,' and I see the role of chief rabbi as chief teacher. 'Rabbi' means 'teacher,' and I see the role of chief rabbi as chief teacher. — Ephraim Mirvis
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The superstition in which we grew up, Though we may recognize it, does not lose The superstition in which we grew up, Though we may recognize it, does not lose Its power over us.-Not all are free Who make mock of their chains. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: They make glorious shipwreck who are lost in seeking worlds. They make glorious shipwreck who are lost in seeking worlds. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By E.C. Myers: He smiled proudly at the machine Ephraim was staring at. "That's our Coheron Drive. Isn't He smiled proudly at the machine Ephraim was staring at. "That's our Coheron Drive. Isn't she beautiful? I helped build her."
Ephraim glanced at the coin in his hand. Zoe patted his shoulder comfortingly. "Don't worry. Size doesn't matter in quantum mechanics," she said. "It's how you use it. — E.C. Myers
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The true vagrant is the only king above all comparison. The true vagrant is the only king above all comparison. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The true value of man is not determined by his possession, supposed or real, of The true value of man is not determined by his possession, supposed or real, of Truth, but rather by his sincere exertion to get to the Truth. It is not possession of Truth by which he extends his powers and in which his ever-growing perfectability is to be found. Possession makes one passive, indolent and proud. If God were to hold all Truth concealed in his right hand, and in his left only the steady and diligent drive for Truth, albeit with the proviso that I would always and forever err in the process, and to offer me the choice, I would with all humility take the left hand. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Well was it said by a man of sagacity that dancing was a sort of Well was it said by a man of sagacity that dancing was a sort of privileged and reputable folly, and that the best way to be convinced of this was to close the ears and judge of it by the eyes alone. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Let the devil catch you but by a single hair, and you are his forever. Let the devil catch you but by a single hair, and you are his forever. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Mirvis: My track record is that I have always sought to work with warmth and in My track record is that I have always sought to work with warmth and in a constructive way with the leaders of other components of the Jewish faith. — Ephraim Mirvis
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: A man who does not lose his reason over certain things has none to lose. A man who does not lose his reason over certain things has none to lose. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Would that we could at once paint with the eyes! In the long way from Would that we could at once paint with the eyes! In the long way from the eye through the arm to the pencil, how much is lost! — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Anonymous: They found grace out in the desert, these people who survived the killing.Israel, out looking They found grace out in the desert,
these people who survived the killing.
Israel, out looking for a place to rest,
met God out looking for them!"
God told them, "I've never quit loving you and never will.
Expect love, love, and more love!
And so now I'll start over with you and build you up again,
dear virgin Israel.
You'll resume your singing,
grabbing tambourines and joining the dance.
You'll go back to your old work of planting vineyards
on the Samaritan hillsides,
And sit back and enjoy the fruit
oh, how you'll enjoy those harvests!
The time's coming when watchmen will call out
from the hilltops of Ephraim:
'On your feet! Let's go to Zion,
go to meet our God! — Anonymous
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The lion is ashamed, it's true, when he hunts with the fox. The lion is ashamed, it's true, when he hunts with the fox. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: It is medicine, not poison, I offer you. It is medicine, not poison, I offer you. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Mirvis: Full and unhesitating implementation of the report's findings must now follow. I call upon the Full and unhesitating implementation of the report's findings must now follow. I call upon the Labour Party to guarantee that there will be zero tolerance of antisemitism. — Ephraim Mirvis
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Let each man say what he deems truth, and let truth itself be commended unto Let each man say what he deems truth, and let truth itself be commended unto God. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By E.C. Myers: Ephraim, it's an incredibly intimate thing to share one of your favorite books with someone Ephraim, it's an incredibly intimate thing to share one of your favorite books with someone else. I think so, anyway."
"How do you mean?"
"Your father gave me a book on our second date, the first gift he ever gave me." She turned to the front page and studied it. "When you give someone a book, it's lie saying: 'I'm trusting you with something that means a lot to me.' It doesn't matter whether you like it or not, though it helps if you do. What matters is that you understand why she likes it. Why she gave it to you. — E.C. Myers
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: We moderns do not believe in demigods, but our smallest hero we expect to feel We moderns do not believe in demigods, but our smallest hero we expect to feel and act as a demigod. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: To look forward to pleasure is also a pleasure. To look forward to pleasure is also a pleasure. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Nothing under the sun is ever accidental. Nothing under the sun is ever accidental. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By R.L. Mathewson: Asshole," Ephraim muttered as he turned back around.Chris chuckeled. "Is that really any way to Asshole," Ephraim muttered as he turned back around.
Chris chuckeled. "Is that really any way to talk to your favorite child?"
"You're not my favorite," Ephraim argued, but they both knew that was bullshit. "I don't have any favorites."
"Puhlease," Chris said. "You fucking adore me ... — R.L. Mathewson
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: It is not the truth that a man possesses, or believes that he possesses, but It is not the truth that a man possesses, or believes that he possesses, but the earnest effort which he puts forward to reach the truth, which constitutes the worth of a man. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By E.C. Myers: Calm down, Ephraim. You seem really certain of what's possible and what's impossible, for a Calm down, Ephraim. You seem really certain of what's possible and what's impossible, for a guy who's trying to convince me he has a magic wishing coin. — E.C. Myers
Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Mirvis: The comments by the Leader of the Labour Party [Jeremy Corbyn] at the launch, however The comments by the Leader of the Labour Party [Jeremy Corbyn] at the launch, however they were intended, are themselves offensive, and rather than rebuilding trust among the Jewish community, are likely to cause even greater concern. — Ephraim Mirvis
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: It's easier to swoon in pious dreams Than do good actions. It's easier to swoon in pious dreams Than do good actions. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: It is open to every man to choose the direction of his striving," he explained, It is open to every man to choose the direction of his striving," he explained, "and every man may take comfort from the fine saying that the search for truth is more precious than its possession."70 — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself. Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: As the stag which the huntsman has hit flies through bush and brake, over stock As the stag which the huntsman has hit flies through bush and brake, over stock and stone, thereby exhausting his strength but not expelling the deadly bullet from his body; so does experience show that they who have troubled consciences run from place to place, but carry with them wherever they go their dangerous wounds. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: For the will and not the gift makes the giver. For the will and not the gift makes the giver. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Who cannot resolve upon a moment's notice To live his own life, he forever lives Who cannot resolve upon a moment's notice To live his own life, he forever lives A slave to others. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Mirvis: I feel very privileged indeed to be appointed to be the next Chief Rabbi. I feel very privileged indeed to be appointed to be the next Chief Rabbi. — Ephraim Mirvis
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The search for truth is more precious than its possession. The search for truth is more precious than its possession. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By R.L. Mathewson: Her hands shot up. "See that's exactly what I'm saying. You're seeing what you want, Her hands shot up. "See that's exactly what I'm saying. You're seeing what you want, and what you see you explain away and excuse things like you're fixing me. I'm not perfect, Ephraim and I really wish you would see that."
"You drool."
"What?" That caught her off guard.
"When you're asleep you drool. I've woken up more than a few times with a little puddle forming on my chest." After a thought he added. "And you snore. Not a delicate snore either mind you."
"I do not!" Her face colored with indignation.
He sighed heavily as if the knowledge pained him. "Oh, but you do. I've even heard Jill talk about it. Did you know that's the main reason she was happy about her room. Actually, she and Joshua thanked your Grandmother for putting you at the other end of the house, something about finally getting a decent night's sleep. They compared your snore to a chainsaw. I can see why they'd say that. — R.L. Mathewson
Ephraim Sayings By Alice Hoffman: Those boys at the counter are too dreamy and young to do anything but drool Those boys at the counter are too dreamy and young to do anything but drool as they watch Gillian. And, to her credit, Gillian is especially kind to them, even when Ephraim, the cook, suggests she kick them out. She understands that theirs might just be the last hearts she will break. When you're thirty-six and tired, when you've been living in places where the temperature rising to a hundred and ten and the air is so dry you have to use gallons of moisturizer, when you've been smacked around, late at night, by a man who loves bourbon, you start to realize that everything is limited, including your own appeal. You begin to look at young boys with tenderness, since they know so little and think they know so much. You watch teenage girls and feel shivers up and down your arms - those poor creatures don't know the first thing about time or agony or the price they're going to have to pay for just about anything. — Alice Hoffman
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: What education is to the individual, revelation is to the whole human race. What education is to the individual, revelation is to the whole human race. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Katzir: I have come to understand that if we hope to build a better world, we I have come to understand that if we hope to build a better world, we must be guided by the universal human values that emphasize the kinship of the human race - the sanctity of human life and freedom, peace between nations, honesty and truthfulness, regard for the rights of others, and love of one's fellows. — Ephraim Katzir
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: He who doesn't lose his wits over certain things has no wits to lose. He who doesn't lose his wits over certain things has no wits to lose. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Nature meant woman to be her masterpiece. Nature meant woman to be her masterpiece. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Let us be lazy in everything, except in loving and drinking, except in being lazy. Let us be lazy in everything, except in loving and drinking, except in being lazy. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Edwidge Danticat: Jephthah called together the men of Gilead and fought against Ephraim. The Gileadites captured the Jephthah called together the men of Gilead and fought against Ephraim. The Gileadites captured the fords of the Jordan leading to Ephraim, and whenever a survivor of Ephraim said, 'Let me cross over,' the men of Gilead asked him, 'Are you an Ephraimite?' If he replied, 'No,' they said, 'All right, say Shibboleth.' If he said, 'Sibboleth,' because he could not pronounce the word correctly, they seized and killed him at the fords of the Jordan. Fourty-thousand were killed at the time.
- Judges 12:4-6 — Edwidge Danticat
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: When the heart dares to speak, it needs no preparation. When the heart dares to speak, it needs no preparation. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: What can the Creator see with greater pleasure than a happy creature? What can the Creator see with greater pleasure than a happy creature? — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Pure truth is for God alone. Pure truth is for God alone. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer. A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Ein einziger dankbarer Gedanke gen Himmel ist das vollkommenste Gebet. One single grateful thought raised Ein einziger dankbarer Gedanke gen Himmel ist das vollkommenste Gebet. One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The gift of prayer is not always at our command. The gift of prayer is not always at our command. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The real beggar is indeed the true and only king. The real beggar is indeed the true and only king. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Joy makes us giddy, dizzy. Joy makes us giddy, dizzy. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Joseph Ephraim: I did not choose my family. Fate chose me. I did not choose my family. Fate chose me. — Joseph Ephraim
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The superstition in which we were brought up never loses its power over us, even The superstition in which we were brought up never loses its power over us, even after we understand it. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Anonymous: Meant it for good, to bring it about that many people [2] should be kept Meant it for good, to bring it about that many people [2] should be kept alive, as they are today. 21So do not fear; j I will provide for you and your little ones. Thus he comforted them and spoke kindly to them. The Death of Joseph 22So Joseph remained in Egypt, he and his father's house. Joseph lived 110 years. 23And Joseph saw Ephraim's children k of the third generation. The l children also of Machir the son of Manasseh were m counted as Joseph's own. [3] 24And Joseph said to — Anonymous
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: It is not children only that one feeds with fairy tales. It is not children only that one feeds with fairy tales. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Nature intended that woman should be her masterpiece. Nature intended that woman should be her masterpiece. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: It is not I who die, when I die, but my sin and misery. It is not I who die, when I die, but my sin and misery. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The more we see the more we must be able to imagine, and the more The more we see the more we must be able to imagine, and the more we imagine, the more we must think we see. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Yesterday I lived, today I suffer, tomorrow I die; but I still think fondly, today Yesterday I lived, today I suffer, tomorrow I die; but I still think fondly, today and tomorrow, of yesterday. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Ephraim Mirvis: Britain has been good to the Jews, and the Jews have been good for Britain. Britain has been good to the Jews, and the Jews have been good for Britain. — Ephraim Mirvis
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity. For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Megan Frazer Blakemore: Ephraim lifted the top of the trunk. Neatly stacked were mementoes from what seemed like Ephraim lifted the top of the trunk. Neatly stacked were mementoes from what seemed like hundreds of journeys. Right on top was an etching of the Eiffel tower next to an African mask that looked at him with surprised eyes. He reached in a little deeper and unearthed a small teapot decorated with blue drawings just like the kind his grandmother collected and kept in a locked china cabinet. — Megan Frazer Blakemore
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Nothing under the sun is accidental, least of all that of which the intention is Nothing under the sun is accidental, least of all that of which the intention is so clearly evident. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Why should not every individual man have existed more than once upon this world? Why Why should not every individual man have existed more than once upon this world? Why should I not come back as often as I am capable of acquiring fresh knowledge? Is this hypothesis so laughable merely because it is the oldest? Because the human understanding, before the sophistries of the schools had dissipated and debilitated it, lighted upon it at once? — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Matia Ben Ephraim: Any source of truth or wisdom is a welcome one. Any source of truth or wisdom is a welcome one. — Matia Ben Ephraim
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: To borrow scarce is better than to beg; As lending, lending upon interest, Scarce better To borrow scarce is better than to beg; As lending, lending upon interest, Scarce better is than stealing. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Resist as much as thou wilt; heaven's ways are heaven's ways. Resist as much as thou wilt; heaven's ways are heaven's ways. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: With a clear sky, a bright sun, and a gentle breeze, you will have friends With a clear sky, a bright sun, and a gentle breeze, you will have friends in plenty; but let fortune frown, and the firmament be overcast, and then your friends will prove like the strings of the lute, of which you will tighten ten before you find one that will bear the stretch and keep the pitch. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: A heretic is a man who sees with his own eyes. A heretic is a man who sees with his own eyes. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Elder Ephraim: However, it is not long before the miserable and filthy desire of sin and the However, it is not long before the miserable and filthy desire of sin and the world reappear, enticing us with many appealing things, and attracting us like a powerful magnet. We also have the other passionate world within us, the old man[13] who has his own desires. These internal desires merge with the external ones and, together, they pressure the soul into submission. And every submission results in a corresponding sin, which is added to man's criminal record. Later, when the time comes for man to die physically, he takes this record with him and proceeds with it through the toll-houses. — Elder Ephraim
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Where wildness and disorder are visible in the dance, there Satan, death and all kinds Where wildness and disorder are visible in the dance, there Satan, death and all kinds of mischief are likewise upon the floor. For this reason I could wish that the dance of death were painted on the walls of all ball-rooms in order to warn the dancers, not by the levity of their deportment, to provoke the God of righteousness to visit them with a sudden judgment. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Ephraim Sayings By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Pleasures, riches, honor and joy are sure to have care, disgrace, adversity and affliction in Pleasures, riches, honor and joy are sure to have care, disgrace, adversity and affliction in their train. There is no pleasure without pain, no joy without sorrow. O the folly of expecting lasting felicity in a vale of tears, or a paradise in a ruined world. — Gotthold Ephraim Lessing