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

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

Ambition destroys its possessor.

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.

He who prays for his neighbors will be heard for himself.

He who promises runs in debt.

He who talks too much commits a sin.

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.

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

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

The burden is equal to the horse's strength.

The deeper the sorrow the less tongue it hath.

The sun will set without thy assistance.

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

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.

Where love is, no room is too small.

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