Volume 1

Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...for the reward of virtue is virtue itself, and sin is requited with sin. He also used to say: Despise no man, and consider nothing as too farremoved to come to pass; for there is no man but has his day, and no thing but has its place. Rabbi Ishmael said: He who learns in order to teach, will be afforded the opportunity to learn and to teach, but he who learns in order to practise will be afforded the opportunity to learn and to teach, to observe and to practise. Rabbi Zadok said: Make not of the Torah a crown wherewith to exalt thyself, nor use it as a spade to dig therewith. Rabbi Jose said: He who honors the Torah will himself be honored by mankind, but he who dishonors the Torah will himself be dishonored by mankind. Rabbi Meir said: Curtail thy business, and engage in the study of the Torah; practise humility before all men. Rabbi Jochanan, the sandal-maker, said: Every assembly which is in the service of God is destined to endure, but that which is not in the service of God is not destined to endure. Rabbi Simeon said: There are three crowns, the crown of the Torah, the crown of the priesthood, and the crown of royalty; but the crown of a good name excels them all. Rabbi Mattithyah ben Cheresh said: Give every man a friendly greeting; be rather a tail to lions than a head to foxes. Rabbi Jacob said: This world is, as it were, the antechamber of the world to come; prepare thyself in the antechamber that thou mayest be admitted into the reception hall. He also used to say: One hour of repentance and good deeds in this world is better than the whole life of the world to come. Rabbi Simeon ben Elazar said: Seek not to appease thy neighbor in the hour of his wrath, nor to comfort him while his dead still lies before him; in the hour when...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123693511X
  • 9781236935113