Wise Fridays: Grabbing at the World

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A baby enters the world with hands clenched, as if to say, “The world is mine; I shall grab it.” A man leaves with hands open, as if to say, “I can take nothing with me.”
Ecclesiastes Rabbah 5:14
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Posted on April 9, 2010

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