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Jewish Person Quotes


"Irish as a person but I feel Jewish as an actor." - Harrison Ford

"A messianic Jew is a Jewish person that believes Jesus Christ is the savior." - Rush Limbaugh

"While I am very much Jewish 'identified,' I'm not a very religious person." - Jennifer Gilmore

"I'm not a religious person. My mom was of Jewish blood and my dad was Protestant." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Speaking about his Irish/Jewish/Russian ancestors, Harrison Ford said that he is Irish as a person but I feel Jewish as an actor." - Harrison Ford

"They say that every Jewish person is supposed to love one black person in his life. I'm glad Lorne Michaels chose me." - Tracy Morgan

"You could grow up in Germany in the postwar years without ever meeting a Jewish person. There were small communities in Frankfurt or Berlin, but in a provincial town in south Germany, Jewish people didn't exist." - W G Sebald

"I think everybody has the ability to fall in love with a man or with a woman or a white person or a black person or a Jewish person or a Protestant person or whatever." - Ally Sheedy

"We can hardly get up in the morning or cross the street without being Jewish. We dream Jewish dreams and hope Jewish hopes. Most of our best words, in fact - new, adventure, surprise; unique, individual, person, vocation; time, history, future; freedom, progress, spirit; faith, hope, justice - are the gifts of the Jews." - Thomas Cahill

"I'm Jewish. Went to a Jewish school." - Jonathan Glazer

"I don't judge people by their sexual orientation or the color of their skin, so I find it really hard to identify someone by saying that they're a gay person or a black person or a Jewish person." - Diana Ross

"It's just what they are - they're jokes...most jokes are about Jewish people, rednecks, black folks...I can't determine what offends another person." - Paula Deen

"It's just what they are - they"re jokes...most jokes are about Jewish people, rednecks, black folks...I ca' determine what offends another person." - Paula Deen

"Regardless of the response from the Jewish person, we remain friends in support of the State of Israel as required by scripture." - Jerry Falwell

"I don't know one Jewish person that doesn't want to have a deal, a good deal, a proper deal, but a really good deal." - Donald Trump

"I'm not saying I'm the only Jewish person who cares about Palestinian people, but unfortunately, their voices are not necessarily heard as loudly as they should be." - Julian Schnabel

"The funny thing is that I write and I act a lot about being Jewish, but I don't really think about it as a regular person." - Liev Schreiber

"No one tells every white person in this country how to be. No one tells every Hispanic, or Asian or Jewish person in this country how to be. There is no single definition of whiteness or single definition of blackness." - Montel Williams

"An interesting difference between African-American humor and Jewish humor, in it's kind of basic or maybe most austere type form is, African-American humor, some of it comes out of playing the dozens in which you insult the other person or insult the other person's mother, and so much of Jewish humor is like, you're insulting yourself. It's totally self-deprecating." - Terry Gross

"I asked my grandmother how a Hungarian Jewish person can experience being Jewish. My grandmother answered was the only choice was to "keep quiet." I can understand her because she was a Holocaust survivor, and for her survival, she had to keep quiet. But I didn't obey my grandmother when I was a child, and in this case, I don't obey her either." - Csanad Szegedi

"My mom was Jewish, so some would call me Jewish." - Nathan Lane

"I'm part Jewish and part Christian, but I'm mostly Jewish." - Joey King

"I became an actor because I love solving problems. I'm a big crossword puzzle person. I love doing research. One of the reasons I became Jewish is because I love text study." - Anthony Heald

"I envy my Jewish friends the ritual of saying kaddish - a ritual that seems perfectly conceived, with its built-in support group and its ceremonious designation of time each day devoted to remembering the lost person." - Meghan O'Rourke

"The hijab, or sikh turban, or Jewish skullcap are all explicit symbols, but they do not represent a threat or affront to others, and have no bearing on the competence, skills and intelligence of a person." - Randa Abdel-Fattah

"This In Friendship - out of it came certain connections with the liberal labor establishment. Among the personalities that were involved were Bayard Rustin and a person from the American Jewish Congress, Stanley Levinson." - Ella Baker

"Even if you meet the perfect person, it ain't gonna be at the perfect time. You're married, they're single. That's right. You're Jewish, they're Palestinian. You're a Mexican, they're a raccoon. You're a black woman, he's a black man." - Chris Rock

"The hijab, or sikh turban, or Jewish skullcap are all explicit symbols, but they do not represent a threat or affront to others, and have no bearing on the competence, skills and intelligence of a person." - Randa Abdelfattah

"I envy my Jewish friends the ritual of saying kaddish - a ritual that seems perfectly conceived, with its built-in support group and its ceremonious designation of time each day devoted to remembering the lost person." - Meghan Orourke

"I think Judas was a very devout religious Jewish person. He realizes that Jews had been persecuted and enslaved for thousands of years, and he wants to keep his people from going through that anymore." - Josh Young

"When Jesus calls his disciples 'brothers' and 'friends', he is contradicting general Jewish usage and breaking through into a new concept of brotherhood which is not tribal, but open to any person." - David Kirk

"I'll tell you that when an innocent person is killed, we never go about asking or inquiring whether they were Jewish or Christian or Muslim. That's not our way or creed." - Hassan Rouhani

"I'm certainly not a practicing Jew. I would never claim, 'I'm Jewish.' That's not the first and foremost thing in my mind, as far as who I am as a person." - Scott Ian

"By the end of the war, I could pick out Jewish people almost as if I had a sixth sense about it, even if they had blue eyes and blond hair. I would have been a very valuable Gestapo person." - Diet Eman

"Conscience is a Jewish invention." - Adolf Hitler

"Jewish men don't know anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"I'm a Jewish Jane Austen." - Howard Jacobson

"I'm half Jewish half WASP." - Lena Dunham

"As a book person and a movie person, I feel Jewish. My Dad was more Buddhist than anything, and on the West Coast I've often had the impression that Jews become Buddhists. I think, if anything, my religion has more to do with California consciousness, vibrations and energy. My wife isn't Jewish. There's nothing ceremonial going on at our house, I mean, occasionally a candle gets lit. But, definitely, my Judaism is an ongoing relationship, one that remains to be consummated." - Jonathan Raymond

"My dad was old school Jewish. Not do your taxes Jewish - steal your car Jewish." - Dov Davidoff

"I'm an afternoon person." - Rita Hayworth

"I'm a MySpace person." - Teyana Taylor

"I'm a spiritual person." - Katharine Mcphee

"I'm a MySpace person." - Teyana

"I'm an affectionate person." - Zara Phillips

"I'm rather secular. I'm basically Jewish. But I think I'm Jewish not because of the Jewish religion at all." - Mel Brooks

"I have nothing against the Jewish people." - Adolf Hitler

"I heart Jewish girls... oh my God." - Pauly D

"I want a horny little Jewish princess." - Frank Zappa

"I came from a warm Jewish family." - Michael Marmot

"You are losing because of Jewish bankers." - David Remnick

"I feel Jewish in the sense of culturally Jewish, I suppose the way Bernie Sanders feels Jewish, but not Jewish in a religious sense." - Susan Jacoby

"Anyone who wants something else is Jewish." - Imre Kertesz

"Today, Jewish defense is an accepted thing." - Meir Kahane

"I was raised Jewish and bar mitzvahed." - Dan Futterman

"I was too Jewish for 'Flashdance.'" - Jennifer Grey

"The Jewish part of me is superstitious." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"Faced with destruction, the Jewish people survived." - Jonathan Sacks

"I am of Russian-Jewish distraction." - Delmore Schwartz

"My mother was a Jewish General Patton." - Don Rickles

"I'm Jewish, but I'm totally not." - Sarah Silverman

"I'm not anti-Jewish; I'm anti-Zionist." - Helen Thomas

"I'm a Jewish born-again Christian." - Stephen Baldwin

"I am Jewish, Italian, American, Catholic." - Lapo Elkann

"I know a lot about Jewish comedians." - Dana Snyder

"Jewish voters are not one homogenous block." - Ken Livingstone

"I was taught to be anti-Jewish." - Mercedes Mccambridge

"In Jewish history there are no coincidences." - Elie Wiesel

"Israel was born out of Jewish Terrorism" - Gerald Kaufman

"I come from French Cajun Jewish people." - Shia Labeouf

"There was no reason to label us as anti-Semitic. No reason at all. I do not know one person in the National Front who committed even the most minor hostile act against a Jewish person or Jewish property. As for me, even though I have been accused of anti-Semitism countless times, no one has ever heard me make anti-Semitic statements or engage in anti-Semitic behavior. There just are people, organizations, that need an adversary and they want the public to believe that this adversary is dangerous." - Jean-Marie Le Pen

"The poorest person on earth is the person without faith." - Myles Munroe

"The truly thankful person is a truly peaceful person." - Lysa TerKeurst

"A person worth envying is a person who doesn't envy" - Boonaa Mohammed

"The truly free person in society is a disciplined person." - Dean Smith

"I'm a courageous person because I'm a scared person." - Ronda Rousey

"The Jewish heart has always starved unless it was fed through the Jewish intellect." - Henrietta Szold

"Jessica Simpson's not Jewish but she's married to OJ Simpson. who is not jewish too." - Adam Sandler

"However, he was born in Copenhagen, of Jewish parents, of the Portuguese Jewish community there." - Georg Cantor

"My father's Jewish, so my world is Jewish whenever I go home." - Ben Feldman

"The American Jewish Committee has pioneered the German-Jewish-American dialogue." - Klaus Kinkel

"Since 1985, I have written about contemporary Jewish practice and the Jewish community." - Anita Diament

"I don't consider myself Jewish. I am half-Jewish by race but not through my mother." - Ben Elton

"Being half Jewish, we grew up with Christmas trees but had Jewish ornaments." - Gina Rodriguez

"My wife is Jewish, and therefore, it's my children's birthright to be Jewish." - Michael J Fox

"From Jewish terrorism against Arabs it is a short step to Jewish terrorism against Jews." - David Ben-Gurion

"I'm a deeply superficial person." - Andy Warhol

"A person doesn't mourn forever." - Junot Diaz

"No person must have to." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"A committed giver is an incurably happy person, a secure person, a satisfied person, and a prosperous person." - Eric Butterworth

"The photograph annihilates the person." - Siegfried Kracauer

"I'm a very distracted person." - J K Rowling

"Every great person educates themselves." - Nas

"I'm a very emotional person." - Ray Lamontagne

"I am a restless person." - Jennalouise Coleman

"I'm not an urban person." - David Guterson

"I'm a super-introverted person." - Grimes

"I'm a very modest person." - Drew Brees

"I'm a very religious person." - Chuck Norris

"About belief or lack of belief in an afterlife: Some of you may know that I am neither Christian nor Jewish nor Buddist, nor a conventionally religious person of any sort. I am a humanist, which mean, in part, that I have tried to behave decently without any expectation of rewards or punishments after I'm dead." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Through these offices it was my privilege to get to know almost every Jewish person, and those whom I did not come to know through these offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren, the members of my people." - Shmuel Y. Agnon

"Even if you meet the perfect person, it ai' gonna be at the perfect time. You're married, they"re single. That's right. You're Jewish, they"re Palestinian. You're a Mexican, they"re a raccoon. You're a black woman, he's a black man." - Chris Rock

"You want me to admit I'm a four-foot, six-inch freckle-faced person of Jewish extraction? I admit it. All but the extraction. But being short never bothered me for three seconds. The rest of the time I wanted to commit suicide." - Mel Brooks

"I found myself thinking a lot about my own spirituality. What it means to be Jewish, what it means to forgive, what it means to sacrifice, but mostly what it means to be alive, how to be a better person, how not to make the mistakes my parents had made. I guess that's what one might typically call a midlife crisis." - Tod Goldberg

"Through these offices it was my privilege to get to know almost every Jewish person, and those whom I did not come to know through these offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren, the members of my people." - Shmuel Yosef Agnon

"Mainstream media has convinced people that black people aren't relatable. So when a Jewish person comes up to me and is all, 'Oh man, I love that one scene from Episode 3, I watch it over and over again,' I'm so happy. Because that's what I want." - Issa Rae

"Nobody in France would ever say 'He's a Jewish novelist' or 'She's a black novelist,' even though people do write about those subjects. It would look absurd to a French person to go into a bookstore and see a 'Gay Studies' section." - Edmund White

"It is obvious that the war which Hitler and his accomplices waged was a war not only against Jewish men, women, and children, but also against Jewish religion, Jewish culture, Jewish tradition, therefore Jewish memory." - Elie Wiesel

"A person cannot teach another person directly; a person can only facilitate another's learning" - Carl Rogers

"The miserable person is easily enslaved.The cheerful person,the blissful person,cannot be enslaved." - Rajneesh

"Dig: I'm Jewish. Count Basie's Jewish. Ray Charles is Jewish. Eddie Cantor's goyish. B'nai B'rith is goyish; Hadassah, Jewish. If you live in New York or any other big city, you are Jewish. It doesn't matter even if you're Catholic; if you live in New York, you're Jewish. If you live in Butte, Montana, you're going to be goyish even if you're Jewish." - Lenny Bruce

"I am half-Jewish, and yet really hadn't been brought up within the Jewish faith. So I had felt culturally Jewish, if that's possible, without really understanding it." - Rebecca Miller

"There is no greater anti-Semite that the Jewish one, and none hates the Jewish people more than the Jewish traitor and apostate." - Meir Kahane

"Israel, in terms of Jewish values, and what I have been reading in Jewish papers, and hear from Jewish around the country, they are upset about Donald Trump." - Juan Williams

"Donald Trump feels very warmly about the Jewish state, about the Jewish people and about Jewish people. There's no question about that." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"I'm very proud of being Jewish. It means I have a good work ethic, and you get Jewish humour and you're allowed to tell Jewish jokes." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Which of my Jewish roots do I follow?" - Leonard Bernstein

"You can't love God without loving the Jewish people." - Corrie Ten Boom

"I'm short, I'm Jewish and I'm a liberal" - Paul Wellstone

"I am Jewish, but Beethoven is my religion." - Alice Herz-Sommer

"I believe that the Jewish state will exist forever." - Ariel Sharon

"They're good people. I have a lot of Jewish friends." - Alex Jones

"When you're in love, the whole world is Jewish." - Beverly Sills

"Jewish Alzheimer's is forgetting everything except a grudge." - Maureen Lipman

"I may be Jewish, but my religion is hip-hop." - Josh Peck

"The Jewish cabal is out to get me." - Richard M. Nixon

"Zionism is the most stupendous fallacy in Jewish history" - Henry Morgenthau, Sr.

"Is the Jewish race thriftier than the Arab race?" - Ta-Nehisi Coates

"It's some chopped liver. That's Jewish soul food." - Redd Foxx

"Fanaticism exists in every religion, whether Christian, Jewish, or Muslim." - Farah Diba

"I'm one of the few dumb Jewish doctors." - Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz

"Being "Jewish" is way stronger culturally than it is religiously." - Gene Weingarten

"The Holocaust marooned the Jewish people in history." - Steve Stern

"I got into the situation where I was extreme right. It turned out that my mother is Jewish, my grandmother is Jewish. I am Jewish. So I can't hate Jewish people." - Csanad Szegedi

"I wish somebody knew whether or not I'm Jewish." - Heidi Julavits

"The Jewish cabal is out to get me." - Richard Nixon

"I'd like it if people thought I was Jewish-looking." - Natalie Portman

"Hey, I may hate myself, but not because I'm Jewish." - Woody Allen

"The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life." - Abraham Cahan

"Lesson Number One: The Importance of Being Jewish" - Malcolm Gladwell

"Israel, as the Jewish state, must disappear from the map." - Ahmed Yassin

"I was raised Jewish. I didn't know anything about Christianity." - Josh Young

"I'm comfortable being old... being black... being Jewish." - Billy Crystal

"I'm basically an Upper West Side Jewish writer." - Alan Furst

"Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? They're worth it." - Henny Youngman

"I've always enjoyed the communal side of Jewish life." - Thomas Friedman

"I'm Jewish, so I don't know much about Easter eggs." - Simon Kinberg

"To call somebody a Jewish composer is obviously redundant." - Mitch Leigh

"Even a secret agent can't lie to a Jewish mother." - Peter Malkin

"I'm half-Russian, half-Polish, and all Jewish." - Kim Bodnia



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