"Asking the author of historical novels to teach you about history is like expecting the composer of a melody to provide answers about radio transmission."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Lion Feuchtwanger on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Lion Feuchtwanger on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Lion Feuchtwanger on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Lion Feuchtwanger on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Lion Feuchtwanger on Thomas Jefferson