Hanukkah Quotes

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Hanukkah Quotes

LED Menorah photo by Windell Oskay.

“On Hanukkah, the first dark night,
Light yourself a candle bright.
I’ll you, if you will me invite
To dance within that gentle light.”

~ Nicholas Gordon

 

“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define darkness.”

~ Anne Frank

 

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.”

~ James Keller

 

Chanukah Quotes

Depiction of the Menorah on the Arch of Titus in Rome, via Wiki Commons.

“Kindle the taper like the steadfast star
Ablaze on evening’s forehead o’er the earth,
And add each night a lustre till afar
An eightfold splendor shine above thy hearth.”

~ Emma Lazarus, “The Feast of Lights”

 

“Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.”

~ Richard Lewis

 

“At this time of year, when the sun is most hidden, the holiday of Hanukkah celebrates the rays of hope and light. Often, it is through simple and unrecognized miracles that we are able to feel the warmth of hope and light.”

~ Rafael Goldstein

 

“Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame
Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness of the heart”

~ Hannah Senesh

 

“On Hanukkah, some people ask: why couldn’t we light all eight candles in one night instead of having to light a new one for each of eight nights? It is because Hanukkah is not merely a cause for celebrations; it is a trial of perseverance.”

~ Simon Nguyen

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