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Admission by the defendant is worth a hundred witnesses.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
Blessed be he who considers the poor:
the Lord will deliver him in the day of trouble.
Do not bar your door to borrowers!
How blindfolded are those who take bribes!
A bribe blinds the clever, and how much more so the fool!
When a bribe enters through the door, honesty will fly out of the window.
The side that changes an agreement will be the loser.
Who accepts alms he needs not will end by truly needing alms before he leaves this world.
Alms for the needy cannot be deemed a dole.
Let your words be simple, that they need no interpreting; and let their meaning be understood, that they need no proof.
Even in His wrath the Lord keeps in mind compassion.
The force of a compromise is greater than of a judgment.
Compromise is best whenever practicability prevails.
Confession by the defendant is as good as a hundred witnesses.
A contract is valid only for honest men.
Whoso argues merely for the sake of argument is a boor.
The more counsel, the more understanding.
A warning to courts:
not to hear one litigant before the other comes.
As earnestly as David prayed that he should not fall into Saul's hands, so prayed he that Saul fall not into his.
It is bounden duty to perform the will of a dying man.
The blind cannot be a judge of color or the deaf of a song.
Payment of debt is a religious commandment.
Not in every hour is a man privileged to pay his debt.
No man who practises deceit shall live within my house.