You Deserve To Be Free - Get Motivated To Gain Your Freedom - Passover Quotes To Inspire You
"Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being."
"Passover is a time of reflection and joy. When we emerge from our cocoon of doubt to fly freely on the wings of faith."
"I love Passover because for me it is a cry against indifference, a cry for compassion.”
"The point of cleaning for Pesach is to remember that we are leaving Egypt, leaving the things that constrict us spiritually."
"Freedom is within our grasp, and Pesach reminds us that we need to reach.”
"Jews who long have drifted from the faith of their fathers… are stirred in their inmost parts when the old, familiar Passover sounds chance to fall upon their ears."
"I suppose I am remembering Passover as a way to remind myself that the struggle for freedom is as old as time. That there are always others who yet need to be delivered."
"Passover is the story of the liberation of body and spirit. In it comes a lesson of humility that belief in something larger than ourselves, in this case God, can free us from the bondage of our primitive instincts and those of others."
"Passover is one of my favorite times of the year. This is when the whole community and family gets together to remember who we are and why we are here."
"Passover is our tradition, and I like to keep up with that. Our ancestors couldn’t eat bread, and it’s nice for us to celebrate that every year by going through their struggles.”
"Passover has a message for the conscience and the heart of all mankind. For what does it commemorate? It commemorates the deliverance of a people from degrading slavery, from most foul and cruel tyranny. And so, it is Israel’s—nay, God’s protest against unrighteousness, whether individual or national.”
"The message of Passover remains as powerful as ever. Freedom is won not on the battlefield but in the classroom and the home. Teach your children the history of freedom if you want them never to lose it."
"Today, Passover is a festival of freedom….Passover remains relevant and contemporary, while at the same time a ritual several thousand years old…. The content—at least some of it—is flexible and determined by the participants at specific celebrations. Thus, the holy day is still meaningful to younger generations, because it allows for creative input and participation. It breathes."
“The Passover story is the Jewish people’s original story of becoming
strangers in a strange land. It is the story that reminds us that we, too, have
stood in the shoes of refugees and asylum seekers in search of safety and
liberty. As we lift our voices in song and prayer, we call out together with those who long to be free. This year, there are still many who struggle towards liberation; next year, may we all be free.”
"The meal so simple, so meagre, rallies about it as of yore the members of the family, and with them their enthusiasm for the ancient faith. The scattered, even the indifferent, answer to the call of the Passover.”