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Even in Paradise, it is not good to be alone.
Can there be a wedding without a bride!
Where no hedge is, the vineyard will be derelict, and where no wife is a man is waif and stray.
If you are twenty and still celibate, you will be thinking of sin all your days.
The bachelor has no nest and the benedict no rest.
Three things have charm: a place to its residents, a woman to her husband, a bargain to its customer, and some say, also, the Torah to its students.
Let a father wed his daughter to a scholar,
even if he spend all his money on her dowry!
The School of Shammai says: A man may not divorce his wife unless he has found unchastity in her. . .The School of Hillel says: He may divorce her even if she spoiled a dish for him . . .Rabbi Akiva says: Even if he found a fairer woman.
If a man divorces his first wife,
even the altar sheds tears for him.
Let no man marry a wife meaning to divorce her!
No man can divorce his friend's wife.
When a divorced man marries a divorced woman,
there are four opinions in the marriage-bed.
The man who divorces is not in the same situation as a woman divorced.
What is the meaning of 'Hide not yourself from your own flesh!' (Isaiah 58:7)? It means: from your divorced wife.
A pretty daughter is worth half the dowry.
No man can enjoy full happiness save with his wife and children.
Three are rebels against light:
a thief, an adulterer and a bat.
If a man and wife are worthy, the Divine Presence is with them; if unworthy, fire consumes them.
Who marries a worthy wife is kissed by Elijah
and loved by the Holy One.
A young maid to an old man
is like a hard nut to a bad tooth.
What is the proper age for wedlock? When you are young, it is too soon, and when you are old, too late.
When betrothal is brief, the marriage lasts long.
There never was a wedding without a worry.
A wifeless Jew has no peace in life.
Rain is the husband of the earth.