Rabbi Yohanan ben Zakkai said, "Go forth and see which is the good way to which a man should cleave...." Rabbi Elazar said, "A good heart."
A Good Heart
Topic: Love, Compassion, & Kindness
Rabbi Yohanan ben Zakkai said, “Go forth and see which is the good way to which a man should cleave.” Rabbi Eliezar said, “A good eye”; Rabbi Joshua said, “A good friend”; Rabbi Jose said, “A good neighbor”; Rabbi Simeon said, “One who foresees the fruit of an action”; Rabbi Elazar said, “A good heart.” Thereupon he said to them, “I approve the words of Elazar ben Arach, rather than your words, for in his words yours are included.”
Wilson, Andrew, editor. World Scripture II. Universal Peace Federation, 2011, p. 686 [Mishnah, Avot 2.13].
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Mishnah, Avot 2.13