24 Quotations Found
A man should not put all his money in one corner.
Let your ears hear what your lips speak!
Evil inclination at first behaves like a guest and then becomes the master.
Fathers are a crown to their sons
and sons a crown to their sires.
A favor done to the dead is an honest one.
Do not make the fence more important than what it fences in!
We should be grateful to those we profit from.
Marriages are made in heaven.
A woman asked Rabbi Yossi ben Chalafta: 'How many days did it take the Lord to create the world?'
He answered: 'Six.' 'And, since then, what has He been doing?' The reply came: 'Making marriages.'
So great is peace that, even if Israel worship idols yet peace reigns among them, God says: I cannot, as it were, wield power over them, because peace prevails there.
A person should be grateful to a place
which causes him enjoyment.
If a poor man comes to you in the morning,
give him alms, and if in the evening, give him again!
The prayer of the sick for himself
will avail more than any other.
Three things were given as a gift to the world:
the Torah, the stars and rain.
Redemption, like a livelihood, must be earned each day.
The righteous are masters of their desires
and the wicked---slaves to them.
To hold the rope at both ends...
[Playing both ends against the middle]
Wherever you find contentment, Satan upsets.
Happy the man who is above his sins
and not the other way round.
If you stand against the wave, it will wash you away.
Everything comes from the woman---a good and worthy wife makes her husband righteous, and the opposite is also true.
If a man's wife dies and he has grown-up children, let him not remarry till he marry them off!
A man is easily cajoled, not so the woman.
The Land of Israel extends to the Euphrates River.