Good and Bad Traits

“I will” is a bad trait.

“I want” is and is not a [good] trait.

“I am” is a good trait.

~ The Kotzker Rebbe zt”l

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4 Responses to Good and Bad Traits

  1. Chaia Frishman says:

    Why is “I will” a bad trait. Isn’t it good to have goals?

    • Emuna Daily says:

      I think it is a take off of “If not now, when?” from Pikei Avos. Saying I will do something later is not a good trait. I will learn later, I will do a mitzvah later….Better to just do it now.

  2. Yosef Menachem says:

    Do you have a specific source for this? Thanks

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