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Solomon Ibn Gabirol
By Anonym 14 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

If you want to keep something concealed from your enemy, don't disclose it to your friend.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Worry over what has not occurred is a serious malady.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

A tiny fly can choke a big man.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

A man’s mind is hidden in his writings: criticism brings it to light.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

A wise man's questions contain half the answer.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

There are three types of friends: those like food without which you can't live those like medicine which you need occasionally and those like an illness which you never want.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Drink poison rather than worry.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Plan for this world as if you expect to live forever; but plan for the hereafter as if you expect to die tomorrow.

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Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

There are four types of men in this world: 1. The man who knows, and knows that he knows; he is wise, so consult him. 2. The man who knows, but doesn't know that he knows; help him not forget what he knows. 3. The man who knows not, and knows that he knows not; teach him. 4. Finally, there is the man who knows not but pretends that he knows; he is a fool, so avoid him.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

The Sage was asked to define good manners? to which he replied, To bear patiently the rude ones.

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Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Misfortune may become fortune through patience.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Faith is the summit of the Torah.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Riches bring anxiety; wisdom gives peace of mind.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

As long as a word remains unspoken, you are its master; once you utter it, you are its slave.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Solomon Ibn Gabirol

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.