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"One should not rear a vicious dog in one’s home. " ~~ Talmud, Ketubot
"Why is Israel like a dove? Other birds, when tired, rest on a branch; but when the dove tires, she rests one wing and flies with the other." ~~ Midrash Genesis R. 39:10
"You should not train a dog unless it is fastened by a chain." ~~ Talmud, Bava Qamma
"A snake or scorpion never bit anyone in Jerusalem and a person never said to his fellow there is not enough room for me to sleep in Jerusalem. " ~~ Talmud, Yoma 21a
"When dogs howl, the Angel of Death is in town; when they play, the prophet Elijah is." ~~ Talmud, Bava Qamma
"Whoso casts a stone at a bird will frighten it away; and whoso abuses a friend will estrange affection." ~~ Ben Sira 22:23
"It is only cats that “meow” and wail, lions roar. " ~~ Chaim Nachman Bialik
"There is nobody as wise as a whipped dog." ~~ Shalom Aleichem
"Who breeds an unruly dog in his house keeps kindness away." ~~ Talmud, Shabbat
"When an ox falls, his butchers are many. [When a man is down, his enemies multiply.]" ~~ Lamentations R.
"A man should not eat before he feeds his livestock. " ~~ Talmud, Berakhot
"Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read." ~~ Groucho Marx