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Ecclesiastes קֹהֶלֶת‎

By Koheleth


Themes: Judaism

Quotes from Ecclesiastes קֹהֶלֶת‎

“Anger resides in the lap of fools.”

Chapters: 63. Easy as Hard

Themes: Anger

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“Death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart.”

Chapters: 24. Unnecessary Baggage

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“He has also set eternity in the human heart.”

Chapters: 32. Uncontrived Awareness

Themes: Continuity

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“He that increases knowledge increases sorrow. In much wisdom is much grief.”


Themes: Simplicity

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“I have seen everything that is done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.”

Chapters: 9. Know When to Stop

Themes: Materialism

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“The more the words, the less the meaning, and how does that profit anyone?”

Chapters: 5. Christmas Trees

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“The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them... By these he shall cure and shall allay their pains, and of these the apothecary shall make sweet confections and ointments of health”


Themes: Medicine

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“The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to mend of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happens to them all.”


Themes: Fate / Destiny

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“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.”

Chapters: 20. Unconventional Mind

Themes: Time

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“Whoever loves money never has enough.”

Chapters: 44. Fame and Fortune

Themes: Greed Wealth

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“Wise up by going low.”

Chapters: 66. Go Low

Themes: Humility

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Quotes about Ecclesiastes קֹהֶלֶת‎ (1 quotes)

“The book of the Bible that most obviously resembles the Taoist classics is Ecclesiastes.”

Thomas Merton 1915 – 1968 CE
from The Way of Chuang Tzu

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