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" If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am for myself only, what am I? And if not now, when? "
The Pursuit of Attention: Power and Ego in Everyday Life - Page vi
by Charles Derber - 2000 - 160 pages
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Pass the Torah, Please: Jewish Leaders from Mattathias to Saadia

Cheri Ellowitz Silver - Religion - 1990 - 92 pages
...of the Fathers). His advice is very useful even today. One of Hillel's most famous sayings is: If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when? (Mishnah, Avot 1:14) Complete the following: The...
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Managing Toward the Millennium

James E. Hennessy, Suki Robins - Business & Economics - 1991 - 303 pages
...conditions in which businesses must operate. In the first century, the great Rabbi Hillel said: If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am for myself alone, what am I? And if not now, when? Let this become a motto for business: act for your own benefit,...
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When Elijah Knocks: A Religious Response to Homelessness

Charles A. Kroloff - Political Science - 1992 - 162 pages
...start by taking a look at our own attitude. The first century Hebrew sage, Hillel, taught us: If I am not for myself, Who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, What am I? And if not now, when? Certainly we all need to start with ourselves. Unless...
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Minyan: Ten Jewish Lives in Twenty Centuries of History

Chaim Raphael - Jews - 1992 - 127 pages
...saying of Hillel's which is now so well-known that it has been turned into a kind of folk-song: "If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am just for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?" There is other evidence, too, which opposes the...
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Partners with God

Gila Gevirtz - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1995 - 127 pages
...creatures made b'tzelem Elohim, in God's image. Hillel taught us many important lessons. He said: "If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what kind of person am I? And if not now, when?" In your own words, explain what Hillel...
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The Rebel's Dilemma

Mark Irving Lichbach - Business & Economics - 1998 - 514 pages
...generalization of Scott's argument was offered by Hillel: "If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And if I am for myself only, what am I? And if not now, when?"76 Now consider the second question: does the pursuit of material selfinterest actually further...
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People of the Book: Thirty Scholars Reflect on Their Jewish Identity

Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky, Shelley Fisher Fishkin - Religion - 1996 - 507 pages
...supposed to be in charge), I found my eyes filling with tears, unable to read the words on the page. "If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am...for myself only, what am I? And if not now, when?" My husband's family was from Russia and Poland, mine from Germany. We are both first-generation Americans,...
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Walt Whitman: The Critical Heritage

Milton Hindus - Reference - 1997 - 292 pages
...doubtful that he ever heard of them, he acted in the spirit of the words attributed to Rabbi Hillel: 'If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am for myself alone, what am I?' He may have hoped, like all authors, for a receptive audience when, in his thirty-seventh...
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The Vanishing American Jew: In Search of Jewish Identity for the Next Century

Alan M. Dershowitz - Religion - 2000 - 416 pages
...of Agag, the king of Amalek. Hillel reminded us of the need to strike a balance when he said: "If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am for * Even here, there is the dissenting voice of Ecclesiastes. myself alone, what am I?" That balance...
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Multiple AIDS-related Loss: A Handbook for Understanding and Surviving a ...

David Nord - Health & Fitness - 1997 - 308 pages
...are shared to benefit survivors. Chapter 12 Professional Issues in die Treatment of Survivors If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when? —Hillel, a Jewish teacher from the 1st century...
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