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  • אף אחד לא עוזב אותנו, אנחנו רק להשאיר לאחרים. - נתנאל ונגר
    • Nobody leaves us, we only leave others. --Nathaniel Wenger
  • ידע הוא כמו זבל, זה טוב רק כאשר להתפשט.
    • Knowledge is like manure, it's only good when spread.
  • Intelligent people know of what they speak; fools speak of what they know. --Minchas Shabbos
  • A Jewish man just needs to look down if he doesn’t believe the voices in his head. - Nathaniel Wenger

מי שאוכל לבד, מת לבד

  • He who eats alone, dies alone.
  • Helping a man across the ocean does not mean buying him goggles. - Nathaniel Wenger
  • It is an old Jewish saying that "God could not be everywhere and therefore he made Grandmothers”.
  • The ones around the golden calf must wonder if the gold is more important than the calf.
  • איזהו העשיר? השמח בחלקו
    • Translation: Who is the rich person? The one who is happy with what he has.
  • מיום שחרב בית המקדש, נלקחה הנבואה מן הנביאים, וניתנה לשוטים ולתינוקות
    • Translation: Ever since the fall of the holy temple, it has come to be that prophecy was taken away from the prophets, and given to the infants and the fools
  • Small children, small problems; big children, big problems.
  • You always learn something even if you don’t know it.
  • Be exceedingly humble in spirit, for the hope of earthly man is decay -R' Levitas of Yavneh
  • Anticipate every man's greeting; be a tail among lions than a head among foxes -R' Matya ben Charash