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Let a father wed his daughter to a scholar,
even if he spend all his money on her dowry!
A pretty daughter is worth half the dowry.
What is the true national education? That which makes children absorb the national spirit unconsciously.
No man can enjoy full happiness save with his wife and children.
The good deeds of parents are a happy augury for their children.
Who ridicules his father is no better than a worshipper of idols.
Three things are best beloved by a man:
homeland, children, and life.
Boys should be given bread, old men---oil,
Knowledge acquired in childhood is not soon forgotten.
A man has three that love him:
his children, his money and his good deeds.
Have you ever heard of a son rejecting his mother
beause he found a nicer one?
Happy he that grew up with a good name
and departed this world with one.
No father should give his son the name of a wicked man.
When an orphan smiles, heaven and earth smile with him.
What God is to the world, parents are to their children.
By grace of children parents win respect.
One does not keep children from school
even to build the Temple.
A town without schoolchildren is doomed to destruction.
A wise son makes a glad father,
but a foolish one is his mother's grief.
Who spares the rod hates his son.
Like father, like son.
Honor your father - - - even if you have to go begging from door to door.
Out of the mouths of children and drunkards one may discover the truth.
A bundle of reeds cannot be broken by a man; but, taken singly, even a child can break them.
It is enough that our wives bring up our children and save us from sin.