Sephardic Law and Customs Bibliography Prayer Books

Famous quotes containing the words prayer, books, law and/or customs:

    We do pray for mercy,
    And that same prayer doth teach us all to render
    The deeds of mercy.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Translate a book a dozen times from one language to another, and what becomes of its style? Most books would be worn out and disappear in this ordeal. The pen which wrote it is soon destroyed, but the poem survives.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    There’s no law against taking off a spaceship. It’s never been done so they haven’t gotten around to prohibiting it.
    Rip Van Ronkel, and Robert A. Heinlein (1907–1988)

    If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose, after examination, the best customs in the world, each nation would certainly select its own.
    Herodotus (c. 484–424 B.C.)