If someone comes to you entreating aid, do not say in refusal: “Trust in God, He will help,” but act as if there were no God, and none to help but you.

Moshe Leib Sassover (1745-1807) Rabbi, founder of the Sassov Hasidic dynasty
(Attributed)

In Louis I. Newman, comp., The Hasidic Anthology, 186.1 (1934)
Added on 15-Feb-11 | Last updated 15-Feb-11
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