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Yente (Character)
from Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Yente: People! I tell you, Tzeitel, if God lived on earth, people would break his windows!

[Yente has returned from the post office]
Yente: The postman told me there was a letter for your sister, Hodel.
Tzeitel: Thank you, I'll go and get it.
Yente: I got it. It's, ah, from her intended, Perchik.
Tzeitel: Oh, she'll be so happy, she's been waiting to hear from... but it's open!
Yente: [shrugs] So, it happened to be open...

Yente: From such children come other children!
Golde: Motel is nothing! Yente, you said you had news for me...
Yente: Ah, children, they are your blessing in your old age. My poor Aaron, God rest his soul, couldn't give me children. Between you and me, Golde, he hardly tried.

Yente: Even the worst husband, God forbid, is better than no husband, God forbid.