"Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Daniel Barenboim on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Daniel Barenboim on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Daniel Barenboim on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Daniel Barenboim on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Daniel Barenboim on Helen Keller
"Now the first step has to be taken, the step towards democracy. This step is full of risks, and requires trust on all sides. We don't know where it will lead. But if we just stand still, we will have no chance of escaping the violence."