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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.
Who hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.
He that gathers little by little will multiply his means.
Small coins make a large account.
A penny saved is better than a pound earned.
Sell your merchandise while the dust of the day
is still on your feet!
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.
Be the master good or bad,
the servant is still a servant.
No shopkeeper gets poor from small profits.
Who hides his sins will not prosper.
There is no proxy in transgression.
[The sinner cannot shift the blame to his employer.]
Woe to him that builds mansions for the body
and not for the soul.
If you do not sow, how will you harvest?
Just as the law against defrauding applies to buying and selling, so does it apply to the spoken word.
Who only spends and never earns
soon gets to the bottom of his pocket.
Who keeps on knocking will succeed.
From a successful man even the devil runs away.
Great talent must eventually bring forth great fruit.
Draw from the past, live in the present,
work for the future!
Engage but little in business
and busy yourself with the Torah!
But now, when shall I provide for my own household also?
Who cuts down good trees sees no profit.
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.
Whoso gains wealth, but not of right, will lose it in his prime.
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!