"If a person studies too much and exhausts his reflective powers, he will be confused, and will not be able to apprehend even that which had been within the power of his apprehension. For the powers of the body are all alike in this respect."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Maimonides on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Maimonides on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Maimonides on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Maimonides on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Maimonides on Abraham Lincoln
"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."
"You will certainly not doubt the necessity of studying astronomy and physics, if you are desirous of comprehending the relation between the world and Providence as it is in reality, and not according to imagination."
"Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power."
"He, however, who begins with Metaphysics, will not only become confused in matters of religion, but will fall into complete infidelity."
"Do not imagine that what we have said of the insufficiency of our understanding and of its limited extent is an assertion founded only on the Bible: for philosophers likewise assert the same, and perfectly understand it,- without having regard to any religion or opinion."