16 Quotations Found
If you are twenty and still celibate, you will be thinking of sin all your days.
Confession by the defendant is as good as a hundred witnesses.
Even the best of doctors deserves Purgatory.
If a man meant to do a good deed and was forced to abandon his intention, he is deemed to have done it.
Who denies idolatry is as one that avows the Torah entire.
A good intention is accounted as a good deed. If a man intends to perform a good deed but is prevented from doing so, he is to be treated as though he has done it.
Ten measures of beauty were given the world,
nine were taken by Jerusalem and one by all the rest.
If a poor man bakes a cake,
any man that comes and snatches it from him is held wicked.
A teacher who surrenders the respect due to him
is no longer respected.
A servant whose master has no control over him
cannot be called one.
Study leads to action.
Who fails to teach his son a trade
might just as well have taught him to rob.
It is the way of a man to wage war, not the way of a woman.
No man should betroth a woman, sight unseen.
Whoever teachs his son teaches not only his son but also his son's son---and so on to the end of generations.
Happy is he who performs a good deed: for he may tip the scales for himself and the world.