Yiddish: Because of ambition people go from paradise to hell.

צוליב אַמביציע גייט מען פֿון גן–עדן אין גיהנום.

Tsulib ambitsye geyt men fun gan-eydn in gehenem.

Because of ambition people go from paradise to hell.

SOURCE: Stutchkoff, Der Oytser fun der Yidisher Shprakh.  IMAGE: Detail from An Angel leading a soul into hell by a follower of Hieronymus Bosch (credit: Wellcome Library, London).

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