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A man should live if only to satisfy his curiosity.

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Yiddish Proverb

Yiddish (ייִדיש yidish or אידיש idish, literally "Jewish") is a High German language of Ashkenazi Jewish origin, spoken throughout the world. It developed as a fusion of German dialects with Hebrew, Aramaic, Slavic languages and traces of Romance languages. It is written in the Hebrew alphabet.

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  • Esthy
    What this means is, this man solely invests in material things that do not add any values to life; everything about him is ephemeral.
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  • kavitha
    Need to explanatory
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אַ מענטש זאָל לעבן אויב נאָר צו באַפרידיקן זיין נייַגעריקייַט.

如果只是为了满足他的好奇心,一个人就应该活着。

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