Quotations by Aleichem, Sholom


PERCHIK: Money is the world’s curse.
TEVYE: May the Lord smite me with it! And may I never recover!

Sholom Aleichem (1859-1916) Russian-Jewish humorist [pseud. for Sholem Rabinowitz]
Fiddler on the Roof [with Joseph Stein] (1971)
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TEVYE: [to God] Sometimes I wonder, when it gets too quiet up there, if You are thinking, “What kind of mischief can I play on My friend Tevye?”

Sholom Aleichem (1859-1916) Russian-Jewish humorist [pseud. for Sholem Rabinowitz]
Fiddler on the Roof [with Joseph Stein] (1971)
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TEVYE: [to God] You made many, many poor people. I realize of course it’s no shame to be poor, but it’s no great honor, either. Now. what would be so terrible if I had a small fortune?

Sholom Aleichem (1859-1916) Russian-Jewish humorist [pseud. for Sholem Rabinowitz]
Fiddler on the Roof [with Joseph Stein] (1971)
Added on 17-Feb-09 | Last updated 17-Feb-09
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