Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan — spoiled.
Children of the Ghetto (1892), bk. 2, ch. 6.
America is God's Crucible, the great Melting Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming? God is making the American.Israel Zangwill
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.Israel Zangwill
No Jew was ever fool enough to turn Christian unless he was a clever man.Israel Zangwill
No... the real American has not yet arrived. He is only in the Crucible, I tell you—he will be the fusion of all races, perhaps the coming superman.Israel Zangwill
America is God's Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming!Israel Zangwill
Oh, for the simple life,For tents and starry skies!Israel Zangwill