Quote of the Day: Rabbi Hillel on The Law

From a book I'm currently reading in page proofs, so I can't really reveal the source yet (but I will soon):

The Talmud tells a famous story of a cynical young man who walked up to the great sage and asked him whether he could teach him all of Jewish law while standing on one leg. Hillel raised one foot off the ground and said, “Do not do unto others what you would not have them do unto you. All the rest is commentary. Now go and study.”

 

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