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Who answers Amen is greater than the suppliant.
One does not try to placate an angry man.
A man should not eat before he feeds his livestock.
From a man's blessings one may know if he be a scholar or not.
Until my creation I was unworthy and, now that I have been created, it is as though I still exist not.
Whoso sees the dead and does not follow the bier is as one that scoffs at the poor.
May my death atone for all my sins!
What is the meaning of 'you shall die and not live'
(Second Kings 20:2)? You shall die in this world and not live in the next.
Just as there can be no corn-stalks without straw,
so there can be no dreams without nonsense.
Who sees a well in his dream will see peace.
Every dream has a particle of prophecy in it.
We are blind to our own faults.
Everything is in God's hands save fear of God.
The latter troubles make us forget the first.
If a great man said it, do not laugh at it!
Words that come from the heart enter the heart.
A man first builds a house
and afterwards brings in the furniture.
[First things first.]
A drunkard who prays is as though he worships idols.
Eternity means Jerusalem.
If a man means to kill you, stike first!
No leader should be set over the community
without first consulting it.
Whoever sees a place where miracles happened to Israel must say: Blessed be He Who worked wonders for our ancestors in this place!
Who wishes to become wise should study monetary laws.
A person must never open his mouth to Satan.
[Guard your tongue!]
Happy he that grew up with a good name
and departed this world with one.