Wisdom

 

"Hidden wisdom and concealed treasure---of what use is either?" ~~ Ben Sira, Ecclesiasticus 20:30

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"When the shepherd blunders, his flock blunders after him." ~~ Midrash Pirke de Rabbi Eliezer, 42

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"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." ~~ Albert Einstein

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"If a man cannot control his temper, how much less can he control others?" ~~ (adapted from) Ibn Gabirol

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"A man is wise while he is seeking wisdom, but, when he thinks he has reached its end, he is a fool." ~~ Mivchar Hapeninim

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"As long as light comes from the great, the light of the lesser is unseen; once the light of the great disappears, the light of the lesser shines." ~~ Midrash Deuteronomy R. 5

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"An undeserved title brings more shame than honor." ~~ The Chofetz Chaim

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"If he were as wise as he is foolish, he would be among the gtreat Sages of his time." ~~ Reuven Alcalay

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"A person should be grateful to a place which causes him enjoyment. " ~~ Genesis (Bereshit) R.

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"A child's simple sense is a kind of wisdom." ~~ Talmud, Nedarim

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