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Mishnah, Pirkei Avot 3:21

אם אין קמח, אין תורה; אם אין תורה, אין קמח.

Where there is no flour, there is no Torah; where there is no Torah, there is no flour.

Translation from Soncino Classics, Version 2.2.

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A well-known excerpt from the Mishnah from "The Writings of the Fathers." The Mishnah is a traditional Jewish text.

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