Hebrew Proverbs


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They are both in love: he with himself and she with herself.

Time is a great healer.

What wisdom has done by making a crown for one's head, so too has meekness made a heel for one's sole.

When the need is highest, G-d is nighest.

Who finds a faithful friend, finds a treasure.

Whoever teaches his son teaches not alone his son but also his son's son, and so on to the end of generations

You can recognize a donkey by his long ears, a fool by his long tongue.

They cannot make a public enactment unless the majority of the public is able to bear it.

To be a critic is easier than to be an author.

What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth.

When the sheep are shorn, the lambs tremble.

Who is merciful to the cruel end would be cruel to the merciful.

Whoever welcomes his friend with a smile, it's as though he gave his friend the finest gifts in the world.

You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.

They reckon the spoiling of a thing after him who was the first to be spoiled.

To be simple is a pedestrian virtue, but to persevere in simplicity is a virtue of spiritual gains.

What you give for the cause of charity in health is gold; what you give in sickness is silver; what you give after death is lead.

When the wife is away, the husband is master of the house.

Who is mighty? One who makes an enemy into a friend

Who's a hero? He who turns his enemy into his friend.

You can't sit on two horses with one behind.

They vex Israel instead.

To endanger one's self is worse than to transgress a prohibitive command.

Whatever you have to your discredit, be the first to tell it.

When there is a way out, there is no need for fear.

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