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"Do not side with the majority to do wrong!" ~~ Exodus (Shmot) 23:2
"Tell not your trouble to one who has none!" ~~ Shmuel Hanagid
"The good people sleep much better at night than the bad people. Of course, the bad people enjoy the waking hours much more. " ~~ Woody Allen
"It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct. " ~~ Sigmund Freud
"A man must walk in the middle of the path and stray neither to this side nor that. [Choose the golden mean!]" ~~ Tosefta
"Who discredits himself discredits his family. " ~~ Exodus (Shmot) R.
"When you come to a city, follow its customs." ~~ Midrash, Exodus R. 47
"Truth is burdensome, therefore are its bearers few." ~~ Meiri
"Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave." ~~ Ibn Gabirol
"Wisdom will go with a man withersoever he goes." ~~ Ma’alat Hamiddot
"The miser pays double in the end." ~~ Yiddish Proverb
"Exile atones for everything. Exile expiates sins." ~~ Talmud, Sanhedrin