In the coming world they will not ask me, ‘Why were you not Moses?’ They will ask me, ‘Why were you not Zusya?’

Rabbi Meshullam Zusya of Hanipol (1718-1800) Hassidic teacher

In Martin Buber, Tales of the Hasidim: The Early Masters, "Zusya of Hanipol" [tr. Marx (1947)]
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 14-Feb-11
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