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A quotation at the right moment is like bread in a famine.
[Quotations]
 

A wife is the joy of a man's heart.
[Companionship]
 

Ambition destroys its possessor.
[Ambition]
 

And if not now, when?
[The Present]
 

Don't use the conduct of a fool as a precedent.
[Role Models]
 

Everyone whose deeds are more than his wisdom, his wisdom endures. And everyone whose wisdom is more than his deeds, his wisdom does not endure.
[Wisdom]
 

He who prays for his neighbors will be heard for himself.
[Prayer]
 

He who promises runs in debt.
[Promise]
 

He who talks too much commits a sin.
[Talk]
 

Hope for a miracle. But don't depend on one.
 

If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, who am I for? And if not now, when?
[Helping Other People]
 

Iron sharpens iron; scholar, the scholar.
[Study]
 

It is not upon thee to finish the work; neither art thou free to abstain from it.
[Work]
 

Loving kindness is greater than laws; and the charities of life are more than all ceremonies.
[Charity]
 

The burden is equal to the horse's strength.
[Adversity]
 

The deeper the sorrow the less tongue it hath.
[Sorrow]
 

The sun will set without thy assistance.
[Pride]
 

Three things are good in little measure and evil in large: yeast, salt and hesitation.
[Religion]
 

When love is strong, a man and a woman can make their bed on a sword's blade. When love grows weak, a bed of 60 cubits is not large enough.
[Companionship]
 

Where love is, no room is too small.
[Life]
 


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