Wisdom

 

"God created Man. . .and placed him in the power of his desire." ~~ Ben Sira 15:14

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"It is the power of reasoning with which God endowed man that renders man capable of perfection." ~~ Maimonides, Guide to the Perplexed 1:2

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"Without unity there is nothing." ~~ Aaron David Gordon

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

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"Money lost, nothing lost. Courage lost, everything lost." ~~ Yiddish Proverb

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"No Jew, however learned and pious, may consider himself one whit better than a fellow Jew, however ignorant or irreligious." ~~ Simcha Bunim

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"Pass not over water whose depth you know not, lest it run too deep!" ~~ Mishle Assaf

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"The man who thinks he can live without others is mistaken; the one who thinks others can't live without him is even more deluded." ~~ Hasidic Proverb

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"Water wears stones away and jewels a woman's heart. " ~~ Ashman

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