18 Quotations Found
What is the remedy for the evil inclination? Repentance!
Who ridicules his father is no better than a worshipper of idols.
When Israel is in trouble, the Lord, as it were,
is troubled, too.
Pursue honor and it will flee from you.
And there was famine in the land---why so?
Because Israel and their judges did not judge truly.
All Jews are brothers.
By grace of children parents win respect.
If you do not pity your friend,
nobody will pity you.
Just as the reward is great, so is the punishment.
Israel will not be redeemed
until they are united all into a single grouping.
Between careless shepherd and wolf, the lamb is lost.
Just as a man does not blush to ask his friend to give him water, so he should not be ashamed to ask a younger man to teach him Torah.
No temptation to sin should be offered to the honest,
much less to the thief.
[Opportunity makes the villain.]
There is no trouble in the world without its cure.
A bundle of reeds cannot be broken by a man; but, taken singly, even a child can break them.
Because of war, old age creeps up on you. Of Joshua, after waging war with thirty-one kings, it is said: And Joshua became old and stricken in years.
If the wicked do a favor, it is never complete.
Not everyone poor today will be poor tomorrow; nor everyone rich today be so tomorrow, for the world is a turning wheel.