Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives.
The beginning of wisdom is to desire it.
And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do.
Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.
The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.
Kings may be judges of the earth, but wise men are the judges of kings.
My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private.
Plan for this world as if you expect to live forever; but plan for the hereafter as if you expect to die tomorrow.
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
I am better able to retract what I did not say than what I did.
The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave.
Faith is the summit of the Torah.
As long as a word remains unspoken, you are its master; once you utter it, you are its slave.
If you want to keep something concealed from your enemy, don't disclose it to your friend.
All men have one entrance into life, and the like going out.