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"Who has two meals may accept nothing from a charity kitchen." ~~ Peah 8:7
"As the mother, so her daughter " ~~ Ezekiel (Yechezkel) 16:44
"Why was the torah likened unto water? As water leaves a high place and flows to a low one, the Torah, too, rests only among those whose mind is humble." ~~ Talmud, Ta’anit
"Food is not to be treated with scorn." ~~ Masekhet Soferim
"Lord Samuel once said: “The Jews are like all other peoples, but with a certain plus”; the Zionists, too, in respect of the Land of Israel are like all Jews, but also plus something." ~~ David Ben-Gurion
"One should be thankful to a place from which one gains contentment." ~~ Yalkut Shimoni
"To perish by the sword is worse than a natural death, to die of hunger worse still, and captivity worst of all." ~~ Talmud, Bava Batra
"A sage takes precedence over a king, for if a sage dies, we have no one like him, but if a king dies all Israel is eligible to succeed him." ~~ (based on) the Midrash
"Not to teach your son to work is like teaching him to steal." ~~ Talmud, Kiddushin 29a
"A man should not put all his money in one corner. " ~~ Genesis (Bereshit) R.
"Where there is no honor, neither is there disgrace." ~~ Tiferet Israel
"The Torah is truth, and the purpose of knowing it is to live by it." ~~ Maimonides