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No man can enjoy full happiness save with his wife and children.
Without family life no nation can be made.
One should respect one's father-in-law like one's own father.
If a man does not do good himself,
let him not rely on what his ancestors did!
Happiness comes to a man
when he dwells beneath his own roof-tree.
By wisdom a house is built,
and by understanding established.
All Jews are brothers.
A miser is a faithful watch-dog,
guarding the wealth of his heirs.
Adam was the luckiest of men:
he had no mother-in-law.
Happy he that grew up with a good name
and departed this world with one.
A good name is the proudest of pedigrees.
But now, when shall I provide for my own household also?
As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices:
take it or leave it.
A curse? You should have a lot of money, but you should
be the only one in your family with it.
Let a stranger live with you, and he'll estrange your way of life.
A home not made for springtime and for rainy days is none.
A pleasant home, a pleasant wife and pleasant furnishings enlarge a man's mind.
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.
Build your home in such a way that a stranger
may feel happy in your midst!
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a
woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection,
a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house,
that's what it means.
Each and every man is a king in his own home.
I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.
If a guest enters your home, ask him no quesitons of the Torah unless you know that he can answer!
If a man return evil for good,
evil will not depart from his home.
Let your home be a meet-place for the Sages!