Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
You can take a Jew out of a shtetl, but you cannot take a shtetl out of a Jew.
No one knows whom the shoe pinches - no one.
Playing nuts is a game like any other, neither better than tops, nor worse than cards. The game is played in various ways. There are 'holes' and 'bank' and 'caps.' But every game finishes up in the same way. One boy loses, another wins. And, as always, he who wins is a clever fellow, a smart fellow, a good fellow.