Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Joseph L. Baron

Rabbi, Editor and Author

"If forsooth we have failed to achieve happiness by conquering more lands... by traveling faster on the surface of things, why not try digging deeper in our own domain... making our life more significant by making it more profound?"

"The strongest barrier to faith is selfishness."

"They truly mourn, that mourn without a witness."

"The dynamite of doubt is useful in wrecking old structures; but to build new buildings, we must have the dynamics of faith."

"A brilliant mind without faith is like a beautiful face without eyes."