image Dream of Goldfish, Jiri Meitner
Rabbi Tarfon said: “The day is short, and the task is great, and the workers are sluggish, and the wages are high, and the Master of the house is pressing.”
From “Chapters of the Fathers,” in Gates of Prayer, Chaim Stern, ed. (New York: Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1975), 20.