The Jewish Wisdom Database

Next...   New Search
Displaying quotations 51 - 75.

There are three teachers: parents, instructors, and comrades.

  - Sefer HasidimTopics: parents friendship education
Can a woman forget her nursing child? Yes, even these may forget, but I will not forget you.

  - Isaiah (Yesha'yahu) 49:14Topics: parents Israel children faith
At work, you think of the children you have left at home. At home, you think of the work you've left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent.

  - Golda MeirTopics: parents women children home and family
Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.

  - Phyllis DillerTopics: parents humor children
When you teach your son, use a carefully edited text.

  - Talmud, PesachimTopics: parents children education
Who fails to teach his son a trade might just as well have taught him to rob.

  - Talmud, KiddushinTopics: parents business and money children
Bring up a child in the way he should go, and, when he is old, he will not depart from it.

  - Proverbs (Mishle) 22:6Topics: parents children
He that is cruel troubles his own flesh.

  - Proverbs (Mishle) 11:17Topics: parents wisdom
I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live.

  - Deuteronomy (Devarim) 30:19Topics: parents children death life Torah/Bible/Tanach
Parents shall not be put to death for their children, nor children for their parents.

  - Deuteronomy (Devarim) 24:16Topics: parents children justice and law Torah/Bible/Tanach
Fathers are a crown to their sons and sons a crown to their sires.

  - Genesis (Bereshit) R.Topics: parents children
It is easier to have children than to raise them.

  - Proverbs (Mishle) 22:6Topics: parents children
Never promise something to a child and not give it to him, because in that way he learns to lie.

  - Talmud, SukkahTopics: parents children
At five, your son is your master; at ten, your slave; at fifteen, your double; and after that, he is your friend or foe---depending on how you raised him.

  - [Based on] Proverbs (Mishle) 13:24Topics: parents children
When a father is quick-tempered, his children are confused.

  - Nachman of BratslavTopics: parents children
Don't threaten a child: Either punish him or forgive him.

  - TalmudTopics: parents children education
The talk of the child in the street is that of his father or mother at home.

  - Talmud, SotahTopics: parents children death education
Crooked parents can produce straight children.

  - Talmud, SotaTopics: parents children
A father suffers for the troubles of his son.

  - Midrash Sekhel TovTopics: parents children
A man's father is his king.

  - Rabbi EliezerTopics: parents
Whoever teachs his son teaches not only his son but also his son's son---and so on to the end of generations.

  - Talmud, KiddushinTopics: parents children education
The child honors his mother more than his father because his mother affects him by her words---so God set the honoring of the father before the honoring of the mother; and the child fears his father more than his mother, because it is the father who teaches him Torah---so God set the fearing of the mother before the fearing of the father.

  - Talmud, Kiddushin 31aTopics: parents children Torah/Bible/Tanach
He who does not support needy parents bears evil testimony against himself.

  - Tana de Ben EliahuTopics: parents
The man who disobeys his parents will have disobedient sons.

  - Nachman of BratslavTopics: parents children
Even if a man is a rabbi, when his father enters, the son must rise [in the presence of his pupils].

  - Talmud, Horayot 13bTopics: parents children
New Search Next...

Join the Facebook Fan Page

Please Click and Share with Friends.

About / Help

© 2011