The Wisdom of the Talmud

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Madison C. Peters
Dover Publications, Aug 15, 2012 - Reference - 80 pages
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“The house that does not open to the poor shall open to the physician.” “To have no faithful friends is worse than death.” “Too many captains sink the ship.” “Good deeds are better than creeds.” “The sensible man drinks only when he is thirsty.” "The noblest of all charities is in enabling the poor to earn a livelihood." "He who wishes to be forgiven must forgive." These and over 500 other proverbs and adages come together in this delightful collection, arranged under 22 headings such as adversity, ambition, ancestry, anger, business, charity, death, friendship, home life, honesty, immortality, labor, love, money, and truth.

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