Wisdom

 

"It is beyond man's power to explain the prosperity of the wicked, or the troubles of the good." ~~ Sayings of the Fathers 3:16

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"The language of man is not only a means to express ideas but in itself a creation. " ~~ Yosef Chaim Brenner

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"The man who puts his talents to selfish uses commits spiritual suicide." ~~ (adapted from) Hillel in Sayings of the Fathers 1:13

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"One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. " ~~ Barbara Walters

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"For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under the heavens." ~~ Ecclesiastes (Kohelet) 3:1

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"Legends charm the heart." ~~ Talmud, Shabbat

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"The ears are the gateway to the mind." ~~ Moshe Ben Ezra

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"A judge must have these seven virtues: wisdom, humility, fear of God, disdain of profit, love of truth, love of his fellow-men, and a good name." ~~ Tambam

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"When an ox falls, his butchers are many. [When a man is down, his enemies multiply.]" ~~ Lamentations R.

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"Bread eaten in secret is tasty." ~~ Proverbs (Mishle) 9:17

Filed under: Food and Drink, Proverbs, Wisdom

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