Celebrate the spirit of Hanukkah with some inspirational quotations. Read the article to know famous Hanukkah quotes and sayings.

Hanukkah Quotes

Hanukkah - the Festival of Lights - is the most widely celebrated and enjoyed Jewish holiday. The festival commemorates the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem in the 2nd century BCE. The eight-day long festival begins on the 25th of Kislev, according to the Hebrew calendar. This date corresponds in the months of November or December as per the Gregorian calendar. The festivities are marked by exchanging greetings and gifts, playing games, eating traditional Jewish food, and following the customs and rituals, the most significant amongst them being the illumination of the lights. To add on to the festivities, people purchase various gifts and cards for their family and friends. These presents can be given a personal touch by adding a few memorable and inspirational quotes. In the following lines, we have enlisted some famous Hanukkah quotes and sayings. Check them out!

Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame. Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness of the heart.

- Hannah Senesh

Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.

- Richard Lewis

May the lights of Hanukkah usher in a better world for all humankind.

- Anonymous

Chanuka is about the spark of the divine in all of us made in God's image.

- Suzanne Fields

The darkness of the whole world cannot swallow the glowing of a candle.

- Robert Altinger

To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle, every cubic inch of space is a miracle.

- Walt Whitman

On Hanukkah, the first dark night, light yourself a candle bright. I'll you, if you will me invite, to dance within that gentle light.

- Nicholas Gordon

Colorful candles burning bright, each lit on eight very special nights.

- Anonymous

Praised are You, Our God, Ruler of the universe, Who made us holy through your commandments and commanded us to kindle the Hanukah lights.

- Anonymous

Christmas brings enormous electric bills. Candles are used for Hanukkah. Not only are we spared enormous electric bills, but we get to feel good about not contributing to the energy crisis.

- Anonymous

By all means, then, let us have psalms and days of dedication anew to the old causes.

- Charles Reznikoff

Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious psalm; the mystic lights of emblem, and the word.

- Emma Lazarus

A candle is a small thing. But one candle can light another. And see how its own light increases, as a candle gives its flame to the other. You are such a light.

- Moshe Davis

Now, near the Winter Solstice, it is good to light candles. All the nice meanings of bringing light to the world can be beautiful. But perhaps we are concentrating on lighting the world because we don't know how to light up our own lives.

- Ralph Levy

The commandment to light the Hanukkah lamp is an exceedingly precious one, and one should be particularly careful to fulfill it. In order to make known the miracle, and to offer additional praise ... to God for the Wonders which He has wrought for us.

- Maimonides

Kindle the taper like the steadfast star ablaze on evening's forehead o'er the earth, and add each night a luster till afar an eightfold splendor shine above thy hearth.

- Emma Lazarus

Is not Hanukkah a symbol of Israel, and its light a symbol of his immortality?

- Leo Jung

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?

- Rose Kennedy

As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.

- Marianne Williamson

Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.

- Thucydides

I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.

- Susan B. Anthony

Eight days the light continued on its own: A miracle, they say, but not more so Than ordinary lives of flesh and bone, Consuming wicks burned ashen long ago

- Nicholas Gordon

Let the straight flower bespeak its purpose in straightness - to seek the light. Let the crooked flower bespeak its purpose in crookedness - to seek the light. Let the crookedness and straightness bespeak the light.

- Allen Ginsberg

A fuel-less flame is nothing but a wraith, However wrought, if unsustained by passion.

- Nicholas Gordon

They celebrated it for eight days with gladness like Sukkot and recalled how a little while before, during Sukkot, they had been wandering in the mountains and caverns like wild animals.So carrying lulavs ...they offered hymns of praise to God who had brought to pass the purification of His own place.

- Anonymous

May love and light fill your home and heart at Hanukkah.

- Anonymous

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.

- Anonymous

Sometimes there are imma­ture kids who make jokes about (Hanukkah), but other than that, everyone is really accept­ing

- Anonymous

Hanukkah is the ideal holiday to heal the pain because one of its major themes is the triumph of good over evil.

- Anonymous

It's not only a Jewish message but a universal message of hope in the face of tyranny and darkness.

- Anonymous

More people can relate to (Hanukkah) because more people are facing hardships.

- Anonymous

Holidays help because they come with stories, and the Hanukkah story is good for relaying that the divine pervades everything, even darkness.

- Anonymous

Hanukkah has very little accouterments attached to it ... Besides dreidels and gold, foil-wrapped coins, the menorah is the way to showcase the holiday.

- Anonymous

It's a very simple holiday when, for a time, light is the most important thing and life isn't always about material stuff.

- Anonymous

It's also a reminder that humanity is not alone and all things, including poor economies, happen for a reason.

- Anonymous

Just as Hanukkah candles are lighted one by one from a single flame, so the tale of the miracle is passed from one man to another, from one house to another, and to the whole House of Israel throughout the generations.

- Anonymous

The miracle, of course, was not that the oil for the sacred light - in a little cruse - lasted as long as they say; but that the courage of the Maccabees lasted to this day:let that nourish my flickering spirit.

- Charles Reznikoff

May the festival of light encircle your life with Joy and Happiness. Success comes at your home.

- Anonymous

Put on your yarmulke, Here comes Hanukkah! So much funukah, To celebrate Hanukkah! Hanukkah is the festival of lights. Instead of one day of presents, we have eight crazy nights.

- Adam Sandler

Come here, I will show you a new way to the Creator: Not through speech, but through song! Let us sing and Heaven will understand us.

- Anonymous

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