Berthold Auerbach was a German-Jewish poet and author. He was the founder of the German "tendency novel", in which fiction is used as a means of influencing public opinion on social, political, moral, and religious questions. source
Judaism lives not in an abstract creed, but in its institutions.
The little dissatisfaction which every artist feels at the completion of a...
Of all afflictions, the worst is self-contempt.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Some people have a difficult time facing truth and reality. They prefer to live in a make-believe world, pretending that certain things aren't happening.