Maimonides Quotes & Sayings

24 most famous Maimonides quotes and sayings (philosopher). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Maimonides Quotes
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
Maimonides Quotes
“The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.”
Maimonides Quotes
“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.”
Maimonides Quotes
“Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know', and thou shalt progress.”
“While one man can discover a certain thing by himself, another is never able to understand it, even if taught by means of all possible expressions and metaphors, and during a long period; his mind can in no way grasp it, his capacity is insufficient for it.”
“One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad - he and the world is destroyed.”
Maimonides Quotes
“No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means.”
Maimonides Quotes
“Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.”
Maimonides Quotes
“Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.”
Maimonides Quotes
“You will certainly not doubt the necessity of studying astronomy and physics, if you are desirous of comprehending the relation between the world and Providence as it is in reality, and not according to imagination.”

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