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Do not toil to acquire wealth, be wise enough to desist; when your eyes light upon it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings.

  - Proverbs (Mishle) 23:4,5Topics: business and money
Who hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.

  - Proverbs (Mishle) 28:20Topics: business and money
He that gathers little by little will multiply his means.

  - Proverbs (Mishle) 13:11Topics: business and money
Small coins make a large account.

  - Talmud Yerushalmi, SotaTopics: business and money
A penny saved is better than a pound earned.

  - David EinhornTopics: business and money
Sell your merchandise while the dust of the day is still on your feet!

  - Talmud, PesachimTopics: business and money
Our ancestors in the desert remembered the fine fish they used to eat in Egypt, but the hard labor they were made to do there they forgot.

  - Achad Ha'amTopics: food and drink history business and money
Be the master good or bad, the servant is still a servant.

  - Achad Ha'amTopics: business and money wisdom
No shopkeeper gets poor from small profits.

  - Bim Arbolet HachayimTopics: business and money
Who hides his sins will not prosper.

  - Words of the Wise - 28:13Topics: business and money sin and repentance
There is no proxy in transgression. [The sinner cannot shift the blame to his employer.]

  - Talmud, Bava QammaTopics: business and money government sin and repentance
Woe to him that builds mansions for the body and not for the soul.

  - A. HacohenTopics: business and money wisdom
If you do not sow, how will you harvest?

  - SafraTopics: business and money
Just as the law against defrauding applies to buying and selling, so does it apply to the spoken word.

  - Bava Metzia 4:10Topics: business and money justice and law sin and repentance
Who only spends and never earns soon gets to the bottom of his pocket.

  - Reuven AlcalayTopics: business and money
Who keeps on knocking will succeed.

  - Moshe Ben EzraTopics: business and money
From a successful man even the devil runs away.

  - T. ShapiraTopics: business and money
Great talent must eventually bring forth great fruit.

  - Theodor HerzlTopics: business and money wisdom
Draw from the past, live in the present, work for the future!

  - Abraham GeigerTopics: history business and money life
Engage but little in business and busy yourself with the Torah!

  - Avot 4:10Topics: business and money Torah/Bible/Tanach
But now, when shall I provide for my own household also?

  - Genesis (Bereshit) 30:30Topics: business and money home and family
Who cuts down good trees sees no profit.

  - Talmud, PesachimTopics: business and money
You shall not mistreat a needy and destitute laborer, whether a fellow countryman or a foreigner in your communities. You shall pay him his wages on the same day, before the sun sets, for he is in want and urgently depends on it.

  - Deuteronomy (Devarim) 24:14-15Topics: business and money justice and law
Whoso gains wealth, but not of right, will lose it in his prime.

  - Jeremiah (Yirmeyahu) 17:11Topics: business and money sin and repentance
Where wealth is your virtue, look below you and be thankful for your portion; where it is wisdom, look above you and know your shortcoming!

  - Midrash ShmuelTopics: business and money wisdom
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