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Above all, you must fight conceit, envy, and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
God, for example, appealed to me as a beardless man wearing a quilted silk cap; holiness was something burning, forbidding, something connected with fire while a day had the form of an oblong box.
Only the other world has substance and reality; only good deeds and holy learning have tangible worth.
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.
The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life.
If it be true that our people represent a high percentage of mental vigor, the distinction is probably due, in some measure, to the extremely important part which Talmud studies have played in the spiritual life of the race.
What is this world? A mere curl of smoke for the wind to scatter.
The dearest days in one's life are those that seem very far and very near at once.
If you study the Talmud you please God even more than you do by praying or fasting.
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July 7, 1860
August 31, 1951
Abraham "Abe" Cahan was a Belarusian-born Jewish-American socialist newspaper editor, novelist, and politician.
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