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God gives burdens also shoulders.
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What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth.
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He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
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First mend yourself, and then mend others.
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A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not
return.
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The Torah can be interpreted in 49 different ways. God told Moses, "Decide according to the
majority."
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There is no greater beauty than that of logic.
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One person's candle furnishes light for many.
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A basic rule of caution: Don't be overly cautious.
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There is no vice that does not occasionally have some benefit, and no virtue that at times is
not hurtful to some people.
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The worst kind of person is one whose power of speech is greater than his power of thought.
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The more money, the happier; the more wit, the happier.
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A person is always responsible: If his act was accidental or intentional, whether he was awake
or asleep.
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A scrap will not satisfy the lion.
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To be a critic is easier than to be an author.
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While the sandal is on your foot, tread down the thorns.
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A thing learned in childhood is proven in old age.
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Tell your secret only to one in a thousand.
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Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
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Three things please a man: A lovely home, a lovely wife, and lovely possessions.
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People hate what they do not understand.
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In my life of vanity I saw everything: a righteous man dying in his righteousness, and a
wicked man living long after his evil deeds.
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Choose an easy death for one who must be executed.
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A slap heals but a harsh word is remembered.
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Beating your wife with a paddle does not make the linen white.
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Every one fears a goat from in front, a horse from the rear and a fool on every side.
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Thy friend has a friend, and thy friend's friend has a friend: be discreet.
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God did not make woman from man's head, that she should not rule over him; nor from his
feet, that she should not be his slave; but from his side, that she should be near his heart.
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For the good stepmother there is a golden chair in the Garden of Eden.
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On the tip of the tongue lies the fate of the entire world.
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If you invest a needle, you'll realize a needle.
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Better to die upright than to live on your knees.
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If you want to give God a good laugh, tell Him your plans.
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When a bribe enters through the front door, honesty departs through the window.
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Laughter can be heard farther than weeping.
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If God lived on earth, people would break his windows.
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When your enemy falls, don't rejoice; but don't pick him up either.
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Pride is the mask of one's faults.
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Don't open a shop unless you know how to smile.
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