Page 192 - Jewish Book Annual Volume 1

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“People of the Book”
םע
רפסה
“We are the People of the Book,
The written page is our salvation;
This only from the wreck we took,
When conquerors crushed our nation.”
Jessie Sampter
“Either the book or the sword (will prevail).”
יא
אר פס אל
אפייס
Aboda Zara, 17b
“Not by might, nor by power, but by My spirit, saith the Lord
of hosts.”
אל
ליחב אלו
ח כב יכ םא
יחורב
רמא ׳ד
תואבצ
Zecharia IV, 6
“A book and a sword descended together from heaven. Said the
Almighty, If you will abide by the moral law of the Book,
you will be saved from the sword.”
רפס
ףייסו
ודרי
ם יכורכ
ןמ
.םימשה
רמא
,םהל םא
םתישע תא
הרותה
הבותכה
הוב םתא
םילוצינ
הזמ
sifri, 138-Ekeb
“Make every effort to buy books for your children and provide
them with a teacher from their youth.”
Hai Gaon
“Wear the old coat and buy the new book.”
Austin Phelps
“Medicine for the soul.”
Inscription over the door of the Library at Thebes
“All that mankind has done, thought, gained or been, it is lying
as in magic preservation in the pages of books. They are
the chosen possession of men. My books are friends that
never fail me.”
Thomas Carlyle
“Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular educa-
tion, without which neither freedom nor justice can be per-
manently maintained.”
James A. Garfield
“Books are keys to wisdom’s treasure,
Books are gates to lands of pleasure;
Books are paths that upward lead;
Books are friends. Come, let us read.״
Emilie Poulsson