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...small coin in a large jar makes a great noise.
Use thy noble vase to-day; to-morrow it may break.
The cat and the rat make peace over a carcass.
He who walks each day over his estate finds a coin daily.
The dog follows thee for the crumbs in thy pocket.
The soldiers fight, and the kings are heroes.
When the ox is down many are the butchers.
Descend a step in choosing thy wife; ascend a step in choosing thy friend.
Beat the gods and their priests will tremble.
The sun will set without thy assistance.
Hold no man responsible for his utterances in times of grief.
One man eats, another says grace.
He who curbs his wrath merits forgiveness for his sins.
Commit a sin twice and it will not seem to thee a crime.
While our love was strong we lay on the edge of a sword, now a couch sixty yards wide is too narrow for us.
Study is more meritorious than sacrifice.
Jerusalem was destroyed because the instruction of the young was neglected.
The world is saved by the breath of... Talmud, The
Excerpt from Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala · This quote is about nature · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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