Babylonian Talmud

Babylonian
Talmud
c. 5th Century B.C.

One of the Two Major Compilations of Jewish Religious Teachings and Commentary that was Transmitted Orally

Author Quotes

Who is honoured? He who honours others.

The end of wisdom is repentance and good works.

Physical cleanliness leads to spiritual purity.

If a man commit an offence and repeat it, it becomes in his eyes something permitted.

Ambition destroys its possessor.

He who is loud in his prayers is short in his faith... He who prays must direct his heart to heaven.

Truth is the seal of God.

If I am not for myself, who will be for me?

What is hateful to thyself, do not to thy fellow man.

It is not the place that honors the man, but the man that adds luster to the place.

When a man gives vent to his wrath his wisdom leaves him.

Let every man divide his money into three parts, and invest a third in land, a third in business, and a third let him keep in reserve.

When a thief is breaking into a house, he calls on God to help him.

A name made great is a name destroyed.

Let the property of your fellow-man be as dear to you as your own.

Who is rich? He who enjoys his wealth.

An ignorant man will always be the first to be heard.

Man comes into the world with grasping hands, but leaves it with open hands.

Whose works exceed his wisdom, his wisdom shall endure; whose wisdom exceeds his works, his wisdom shall perish.

As learned men grow older, they increase their wisdom; As ignorant men grow older, they increase in folly.

No man shall be held responsible for words uttered in affliction.

Wise is he who learns from every man.

Be wise enough to be silent.

One who repeats his lesson a hundred times is not like one who repeats it a hundred and one times.

Better is one hour of repentance and good deeds in this world than a whole life in the World to Come.

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First Name
Babylonian
Last Name
Talmud
Birth Date
c. 5th Century B.C.
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One of the Two Major Compilations of Jewish Religious Teachings and Commentary that was Transmitted Orally