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Do not offer your food to one who has no appetite for it!
The host enters the house first and the guest follows,
but the guest is the first to leave.
The host enjoys the company of good guests.
You will always be honored as a guest if you, too, can play the host. The man invited to dinner is the man who can dine at home if he likes.
A rich guest is a burden - - - he demands so much!
There used to be a very good custom in Jerusalem: a table-cloth was spread at the door - - - so long as it was in place, guests would enter the house. When it was removed, they would not.
Hospitality matters more than being early in synagogue.
A man is praised upon his entry according to his attire,
upon his departure according to his wit.
Let a stranger live with you, and he'll estrange your way of life.
Mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.
Build your home in such a way that a stranger
may feel happy in your midst!
If a guest enters your home, ask him no quesitons of the Torah unless you know that he can answer!
Let your home be a meet-place for the Sages!
Let your home be wide open
and the needy be members of your household.
Let all who are hungry come and eat. [Passover]
The poor does for the host more than the host for the poor.
Nowhere does the Torah say, 'Invite your guest to pray'; but it does tell us to offer him food, drink and a bed.
In the house of a wise man none is ever slow to perform the duties of hospitality.
Hospitality to wayfarers is greater than welcoming the Shekina.
The host breaks bread and the guest says Grace.
Whatever your host tells you, do.
Who lodges a scholar in his home
is as one offering first-fruits [Shavuot] in the Temple.
A woman recognizes the character of a guest sooner than her husband does.
Hospitality to strangers shows reverence for the name of the Lord.
Welcome everyone---with joy.