Reply, This exact list does not exist in Hebrew. I don't have words to fully explain how this has revolutionised my whole outlook on life, but I will come back to re-absorb these sayings again and again. This is by the the teaching of Hillel the Elder, who told us to follow the Torah by the avoidance of offending others in ways that would be offensive if they were done to us instead. About Us; … A person should always view himself as if the entire world depends on him.16, 17. A person should always consider himself to be half wicked and half righteous. Maybe it applies to them. A person should always not depart from his master or his friend unless he first took leave and asked permission.21, 22. If he did one mitzvah, praiseworthy is he, for he tipped himself toward the side of righteousness. I appreciated the time and effort put into this marvelous piece of work. Version II is the 2015 update of this piece, provided in two different color palettes, Black-and-White (especially…. © Copyright, all rights reserved. Find the perfect handmade gift, vintage & on-trend clothes, unique jewelry, and more… lots more. A person should always rise early to purchase his Shabbat needs.47, 48. Art: Alex Levin (www.fineart.artlevin.com). Just like Eskimos have different words for snow, Judaism has different words for the soul. 26. A person should always be particular regarding the Afternoon Service [which comes in the middle of the work day].30, 31. A person should always learn [humility] from the wisdom of his Creator, as G‑d disregarded all [tall] mountains and hills and rested His Divine Presence on the [lowly] Mount Sinai.38, 39. (Pirkei Avot 1:14) This quote from Rabbi Hillel is one of the most cherished aphorisms in social-action and personal-growth contexts, as well as in Judaism generally. A person should always learn the Torah topic that his heart desires.24, 25. A person should always engage in Torah and mitzvot before he dies; once he is dead he is idle from Torah and mitzvot and unable to praise G‑d.3, 4. Kabbalah, Judaism, Old Testament, Bible, Judaism 101, Jewish quotes, Jewish religion. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. A person should always set his table on Shabbat eve, even if he only needs [to eat the size of] an olive.48, 49. A person should always be like an ox to the yoke and like a donkey to the load … toiling in Torah matters.23. 2001). A person should always [first] study Torah and afterwards analyze [what he learned].25, 26. 23. A person should always be careful with how he [formulates his] answers.19, 20. 10, 11. contemplate, internalize, and share. This set of files contains three 8x10" high-resolution PDFs. He has been writing, researching, and editing for Chabad.org since 2006, when he received his rabbinic degree from Central Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch. There are actually 5 levels. Reply, Well....so far I "blew" 7 & 8. Angels, who are G-d’s helpers also can not do this work which is a benefit we have above them. Some of these are clearly advice Feel free to let us know what you think! A person’s money should always be found in his possession.41, 42. A person should always teach his student in a succinct manner.26, 27. A person should always speak in a respectable manner.20, 21. ~~ Talmud, Berakhot 27a "Surrounding yourself with dwarves does not make you a giant." Reply, I noticed a typo. A person should always be patient like Hillel and not exacting like Shammai.37, 38. Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house. Here is our list of ten best Jewish Unity quotes. Reply, Often kind of think of this one: "A person should always engage in Torah and mitzvot before he dies; once he is dead he is idle from Torah and mitzvot and unable to praise G‑d.3" --- I mean as far as praising the Creator with our lives; but is there not life after in which to praise Him? Reply, Trivia? My spirits have been down due to my husband's spirits and this has lifted my soul Reply, Thank you Rabbi Posner for putting this together. Reply, It means chase after other people to obtain things, whereas it is better to be pursued by others for favours. Authors; Topics; Movie Quotes ; TV Show Quotes; QuotesGram. May 1, 2012 - Inspirational quotes from the Torah, our Sages and Chassidic leaders. I understand the importance of having shoes, but also having a roof over the head of one's family is important. "A tent cannot stand without pegs and cord, and Israel cannot stand without scholars." Reply, This was a great review of life in a short reading. To every ant-Semite that has directly verbally assaulted me as a Jew and an Israeli....I cannot "sit idly by". Quotes about the Tanakh . The books also relate the history of the Jewish nation from its earliest stage, through the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai, and until the end of the first commonwealth. We have to take the opportunity while we are in this world, once we are above, we don’t have the privilege of doing this anymore. If you are just learning Torah for the education and not growing and transforming yourself, you are not really learning Torah. Reply. ~~ Proverbs (Mishle) 24:23. #29 above says: 'A person should always speak but a few words before G‑d' with the quote from Berachos 61A. Rabbinic Is It Really the Torah, Or Is It Just the Rabbis. Here, Jesus refers to Deuteronomy 8:3, which says “He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything … 1. A person should always [be prepared to] sell the beams of his house in order to purchase shoes for his feet.46, 47. A person should always learn the Torah topic that his heart desires.24. A person should always push away with his [weak] left hand, but draw near with his [strong] right hand.11, 12. In their simplest form, the twenty-four books of the Jewish Bible – the Tanach – present a history of the first 3500 years from creation until the building of the second Temple in Jerusalem. No Las Vegas bookie would give a million-to-one odds that the events predicted in the Torah would actually come true or that the Jewish people would outlast the greatest empires, reestablish their state and prosper. Oh well.Then, #8....keep a low profile. Leave a Comment. Enter your email address to get our weekly email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life. A person should always set forth the praises of G‑d and then pray [for his needs].31, 32. Leave a Comment. - Rabbi Ken Spiro. 25. A home not made for springtime and for rainy days is none. A person should always arrange his prayer [in his mind] and then pray.32, 33. A closer examination reveals the opposite of being 'of few words': 'Doesn't G-d call us His children? Always keep a low profile and [you will] prosper.8, 9. Or maybe there's another picture or parable there. And if not now, when? Culled from Talmud, Midrash, Zohar, and other sources, and translated into I hate those. A person should always speak but a few words before G‑d.29, 30.