Wisdom

 

"When two men quarrel, the one who yields first displays the nobler nature." ~~ Talmud, Ketubot 71b

Filed under: Ketubot, Wisdom

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"A good name is the proudest of pedigrees." ~~ Mivchar Hapeninim

Filed under: Home and Family, Mivchar Hapeninim, Wisdom

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"To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time. " ~~ Leonard Bernstein

Filed under: Business and Money, Leonard Bernstein, Wisdom

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"Man looks to the outward show, but the Lord looks into the heart. " ~~ First Samuel (Shmuel 1) 16:7

Filed under: First Samuel, Torah/Bible/Tanach, Wisdom

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"Don't look for more honor than your learning merits. " ~~ Traditional Proverb

Filed under: Education, Traditional Proverb, Wisdom

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"The rightous among the Gentiles have a share in the world to come." ~~ Tosefta

Filed under: Death, Justice and Law, Tosefta, Wisdom

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"The establishment is made up of little men, very frightened." ~~ Bella Abzug

Filed under: Bella Abzug, Government, Wisdom

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"A good man who speaks evil is like a palace next to a tannery: one defect destroys all the grandeur." ~~ Talmud, Shabbat 56b

Filed under: Lashon Harah/Gossip, Talmud, Shabbat, Wisdom

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"Patience can and will always be based on reciprocity." ~~ Theodor Herzl

Filed under: Theodor Herzl, Wisdom

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"Light is perceived only out of darkness." ~~ The Prince and the Hermit

Filed under: The Prince and the Hermit, Wisdom

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