“A fiddler on the roof, sounds crazy, no? But here, in our little village of Anatevka, you might say every one of us is a fiddler on the roof trying to scratch out a pleasant, simple tune without breaking his neck. It isn't easy. You may ask “Why do we stay up there if it's so dangerous?” Well, we stay because Anatevka is our home. And how do we keep our balance? That I can tell you in one word - tradition!”
“I think the only way that any of us can ever be happy is to let it all hang out.”
"All violence begets is violence."
"Women today are better-hung than the men."
"When a man cannot choose, he ceases to be a man."
"Nothing's ever the way it's supposed to be."
“Inhibitions are always nice because they’re so nice to overcome.”
"Once you know the ending, it kills the thrill."
"It takes a true woman to understand that the purest form of love is of a man who denies himself to her."
"Beauty is truth, truth beauty. That is all ye know on Earth and all ye need to know."