Ben Joseph Akiba

50 - 132 AD

A Quote by Ben Joseph Akiba on giving, god, and wisdom

Like a twisted olive tree in its 500th year, giving then its finest fruit, is man. How can he give forth wisdom until he has been crushed and turned in the Hand of God.

Ben Joseph Akiba (50 - 132 AD)

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A Quote by Ben Joseph Akiba on words

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The paper burns, but the words fly away.

Ben Joseph Akiba (50 - 132 AD)

Source: Last words, at the stake, when the Torah was also burned.

Contributed by: Zaady

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