Quotes by The Talmud

A person will be called to account on Judgement Day for every permissible thing he might have enjoyed but did not.

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Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.

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Customs are more powerful than laws.

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Every blade of grass has its Angel that bends over it and whispers, Grow, Grow

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For the sake of peace one may lie, but peace itself should never be a lie.

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God said: you must teach, as I taught, without a fee.

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He that gives should never remember, he that receives should never forget.

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He who carries out one good deed acquires one advocate in his own behalf, and he who commits one transgression acquires one accuser against himself. Repentance and good works are like a shield against calamity.

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Hold no man responsible for what he says in his grief.

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Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.

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Join the company of lions rather than assume the lead among foxes.

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Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen.

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Live well. It is the greatest revenge.

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Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.

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Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.

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Never expose yourself unnecessarily to danger a miracle may not save you...and if it does, it will be deducted from your share of luck or merit.

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Never expose yourself unnecessarily to danger; a miracle may not save you...and if it does, it will be deducted from your share of luck or merit.

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The deeper the sorrow the less tongue it hath.

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The sun sets without thy assistance.

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Until a child is one year old it is incapable of sin.

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Who can protest and does not, is an accomplice in the act.

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Who is a wise man He who learns of all men.

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Whoever destroys a single life is as guilty as though he had destroyed the entire world and whoever resues a single life earns as much merit as though he had rescued the entire world.

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An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.

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In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

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