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20 beautiful teachings from Judaism

Judaism is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Middle East over 3,500 years ago. It is based on the belief in one God who revealed his laws and commandments to the prophet Moses. Judaism is characterized by a strong emphasis on ethical behavior and the importance of studying and understanding God's laws.

"What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow man." - Talmud, Shabbat 31a

"The highest form of wisdom is kindness." - Talmud, Bava Metzia 85a

"As water reflects a face, so a man's heart reflects the man." - Proverbs 27:19

"He who saves a single life, saves the entire world." - Talmud, Sanhedrin 37a

"The reward of a mitzvah (commandment) is the mitzvah itself." - Pirkei Avot 4:2

"Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it." - Talmud, Avot de-Rabbi Natan 4:21

"Let the honor of your friend be as dear to you as your own." - Pirkei Avot 2:15

"The world is sustained by three things: Torah, worship, and deeds of loving kindness." - Pirkei Avot 1:2

"An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips." - Proverbs 24:26

"If you want to know a man, look at his deeds." - Talmud, Avodah Zarah 17a

"One who is ashamed will not easily sin." - Talmud, Berakhot 28b

"God is closest to those with broken hearts." - Psalms 34:19

"Silence is a fence around wisdom." - Pirkei Avot 3:13

"Charity is equal in weight to all the other commandments combined." - Talmud, Bava Batra 9a

"The righteous falls seven times and rises up again." - Proverbs 24:16

"Where there is no vision, the people perish." - Proverbs 29:18

"A good name is more desirable than great riches." - Proverbs 22:1

"A wise man hears one word and understands two." - Talmud, Chullin 89b

"All Israel is responsible for one another." - Talmud, Shevuot 39a


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