Dubner Magid, name for Rabbi Jacob ben wolf Krantz

Dubner
Magid, name for Rabbi Jacob ben wolf Krantz
1741
1804

Lithuanian-born Russian Rabbi, Teacher on Morals and Ethics, Torah Scholar and Master Orator

Author Quotes

A major cause of many people’s sadness is their lack of attaining things they could live without.

A person whose major goal in life is spiritual growth feels love for anyone who suggests ways he can improve.

A soft reply turns away anger.

It is a wise man’s good sense to be slow to anger, and his glory to pass over a transgression.

Skill can transform negative traits into virtues.

The honor-seeker does not study wisdom to become wiser. Rather his goal is to show off how wise he is. This is an attribute of a fool.

When a person has a large amount of any pleasure, he becomes accustomed to it and no longer feels enjoyment. If, however, a person is only able to obtain a small amount, he greatly appreciates it.

Author Picture
First Name
Dubner
Last Name
Magid, name for Rabbi Jacob ben wolf Krantz
Birth Date
1741
Death Date
1804
Bio

Lithuanian-born Russian Rabbi, Teacher on Morals and Ethics, Torah Scholar and Master Orator