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"No man is wise unless he possesses three qualities: never to scorn one less learned who seeks wisdom; never to envy someone who is richer; and never to accept a fee for his learning." ~~ Ibn Gabirol

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"A book gives knowledge, but it is life that gives understanding." ~~ Traditional Proverb

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"When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken. " ~~ Benjamin Disraeli

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"Poverty is not a disgrace, but it's terribly inconvenient." ~~ Milton Berle

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"I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not. " ~~ Fran Lebowitz

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"There is a friend who is one only in name." ~~ Apocrypha: Ben Sira

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"I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them. " ~~ Phyllis Diller

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"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT"S relativity. " ~~ Albert Einstein

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"The whole world is nothing more than a singing and a dancing before the Holy One, blessed be He. Every Jew is a singer before Him, and every letter in the Torah is a musical note." ~~ Nathan b. Naphtali Herz

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"Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold." ~~ Yiddish Proverb

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