Famous Quotes

Rabbi said: The world cannot exist without a perfume maker and without a tanner. Happy is one whose craft is perfume making, and woe (אוי ) to the one whose craft is to be a tanner. Nor can the world exist without males and females. Happy is he whose children are males; woe (אוי ) to him whose children are females. (B. Pesachim 65.)

Rabbi said: Which is the straight path that a person should follow? Everything that is pleasing ( (תפארת to the one doing it and pleasing to humanity. Be as careful with an easy mitzvah as with a difficult one, for you do not know the reward for mitzvoth. Consider the loss of doing a mitzvah against its reward, and the “reward” for committing a sin against its loss. Watch three things and you will not come into the control of sin: Know what is above you – a seeing eye, a listening ear, and all your deeds recorded in a book. (Pirke Avot 2:1)


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