…and the toil of my hands (31:42)

If of the toil of your hands you eat, fortunate are you…

- Psalms 128:2

"The toil of your hands " should be invested in earning a living - leave your head free for more worthy pursuits .

- chassidic saying

A chassid of Rabbi Sholom DovBer of Lubavitch opened a plant for the manufacture of galoshes. Soon his every waking hour and thought was completely occupied in his new and flourishing business.

Said the Rebbe to him: "To insert one's feet into galoshes is a fairly common practice; but a head in galoshes…?"