Every union for a divine purpose is destined to last. Do as much or little as thou canst, only let thy intention be always good. Use thy best vase today, for tomorrow it may, perchance, be broken. He who lends money on usury consumes his own as well as the stranger’s. He who marries for money, his children shall be a curse to him. If you touch pitch, it will stick to your fingers; even so, if you associate with evil companions, you will acquire their vices. Thy friend has a friend, and thy friend’s friend has a friend; be discreet. Youth. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Whether a man be strong or weak, rich or poor, wise or foolish, depends mostly on circumstances that surround him from the time of his birth, but whether a man be good or bad, righteous or wicked, depends on his own free will.
The value of the words uttered with the lips is determined by the devotion of the heart. He who gives charity in secret is greater than Moses. To be unmarried is to live without joy, without blessing, without kindness, without religion, and without peace. In proportion to thy efforts will be thy recompense. If thou hast acquired knowledge, what canst thou lack? Better no ear at all than one that listeneth to evil.He who has no inner nobleness has nothing, even if he be of noble birth. Keep from strifes with thy neighbor, and if thou seest that thy friend does anything wrong, guard thy tongue from gossip.We may say to the bee, neither thy honey nor thy sting. Filed Under: Death, Humor, Woody Allen Leave a Comment "A man whose first wife dies is as though the Temple was destroyed in his lifetime. " It may be nourished by many women, but it does not thrive, because a mother’s love no one is able to supply. When the thief has no opportunity to steal he considers himself an honest man. He who turns away from the works of love and charity, turns away from God. As a garment is made up of single threads, so every single gift aids in building the great work of charity. Love is blind. “ When misfortune befalls you examine your conduct and knowledge that God’s chastisement is just. You can educate a fool, but you cannot make him think. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Who are the modest? He who devotes himself to the mere study of religion without engaging in works of love and mercy is like one who has no God. Beautiful is the intellectual occupation, if combined with some practical work. Those who, when offended, do not give offence, when hearing slighting remarks, do not retaliate, they are the friends of God, they shall shine forth like the sun in its glory. The sound diverts the students, who stop praying. He who teaches his son no trade is as if he taught him to steal. Let a man never allow an obscene word to pass out of his mouth. Do not deem they speech secure, for the wall has ears. The virtuous of all nations participate in eternal bliss. He is near.