C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.


The Jews were God’s chosen people.


There is no clime which they can call home.


Sufferance is the badge of all our tribe.


The adherence of the Jews to their religion makes their testimony unquestionable.

J. Perles.

To the Jews only, and not to the Gentiles, was a Saviour promised.

Elias Hicks.

The great number of the Jews furnishes us with a sufficient cloud of witnesses that attest the truth of the Bible.


They are a piece of stubborn antiquity, compared with which Stonehenge is in its nonage. They date beyond the Pyramids.


I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is?


The Jews are among the aristocracy of every land; if a literature is called rich in the possession of a few classic tragedies, what shall we say to a national tragedy lasting for fifteen hundred years, in which the poets and the actors were also the heroes.

George Eliot.

Talk what you will of the Jews,—that they are cursed: they thrive wherever they come; they are able to oblige the prince of their country by lending him money; none of them beg; they keep together; and as for their being hated, why, Christians hate one another as much.