Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.
No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means.
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
Man’s shortcomings and sins are all due to substance of the body and not to its form, while all his merits are exclusively due to his form.
Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.
The whole object of the Prophets and the Sages was to declare that a limit is set to human reason where it must halt.
The same is the case with those opinions of man to which he has been accustomed from his youth; he likes them, defends them, and shuns the opposite views.
Teach thy tongue to say ‘I do not know’, and thou shalt progress.
All this is applicable to the intellectual faculties of man. There is a considerable difference between one person and another as regards these faculties, as is well known to philosophers.
If the whole earth is infinitely small in comparison with the sphere of the stars, what is man compared with all these created beings!