Maimonides Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old maimonides quotes, maimonides sayings, and maimonides proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     

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Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.     

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Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.     

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     

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The prophets even express their surprise that God should take notice of man, who is too little and too unimportant to be worthy of the attention of the Creator; how, then, should other living creatures be considered as proper objects for Divine Providence!     

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Prophecy resideth not but in a man who is great in wisdom and virtue.     

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The business conduct of the disciples of wise men is truthful and faithful.... He does not allow himself to be made a surety or a guarantor and does not accept the power of attorney.... He lends money and is gracious. He shall not take away business from his fellow man.     

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Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.     

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     

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Astrology is a disease, not a science.     

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Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know', and thou shalt progress.     

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In accordance with the divine wisdom, genesis can only take place through destruction.     

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     

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Let nothing that can be treated by diet be treated by any other means.     

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