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"If your brother becomes poor, you shall maintain him." ~~ Leviticus (Vayikra) 25:35
"Consider every day your last and you will always be ready—with good deeds and repentance." ~~ Talmud, Shabbat 153a
"To him that is eager to give, the Lord provides the means. " ~~ Talmud, Bava Batra
"To a hungry man everything bitter is sweet. " ~~ Proverbs (Mishle) 27:7
"If the rich could be redeemed from death by charity, every pauper would be a millionaire." ~~ Wallach
"Even a poor man living on charity should give charity. " ~~ Talmud, Gittin
"You shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your needy brother, but…lend him sufficient for his need." ~~ Deuteronomy (Devarim) 15:7
"The greatest charity is to enable the poor to earn a living. " ~~ Talmud, Shabbat
"The poor does for the host more than the host for the poor." ~~ Joshua b. Hanania
"Happy is the man whose deeds are greater than his learning." ~~ Midrash Eliyahu R.
"Any study of the Torah and any prayer unaccompanied by good deeds and repentance void the Torah and make the prayer unwanted." ~~ Otiyot Derabbi Akiva
"There is no worse death than death by hunger.," ~~ Mekhilta