” Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general. “


” I am a universalist, passionately devoted to the cause of equality within the human family. “


” Although I am deeply grateful to a great many people, I forgo the temptation of naming them for fear that I might slight any by omission. “


” I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive. “


” I am not a specialist but a general practitioner in the world of the arts. “



All 5 Theodore Bikel Quotes about I Am in picture


Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general.
I am a universalist, passionately devoted to the cause of equality within the human family.


Although I am deeply grateful to a great many people, I forgo the temptation of naming them for fear that I might slight any by omission.
I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive.
I am not a specialist but a general practitioner in the world of the arts.
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