Wise Sayings: Letter Y

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    Wise Sayings


    You reap what you sow.

    Source: Latin
    You sail in the same boat. [You are in the same danger.]

    Source: Latin
    You seek for fruit in the garden of Tantalus.

    Source: Latin
    You seek water from a stone.

    Source: Latin
    You seek wool from a donkey!

    Source: Latin
    You shake man's hand, you no shake his heart.

    Source: Jamaican
    You should eat plentifully of the flesh of the turtle or not at all.

    Source: Latin
    You should know a man seven years before you stir his fire.

    Source: Latin
    You should only believe half of what you see, and none of which you hear.

    Source: Latin
    You stick in the same mire.

    Source: Latin
    You talk to a deaf man.

    Source: Latin
    You talk to a wall!

    Source: Latin
    You teach the dolphin to swim!

    Source: Latin
    You tell a tale to a dead man.

    Source: Latin
    You think you are strong like the corn plant, yet the bean vine is already choking you.

    Source: Madagasy
    You think you've lost your horse? Who knows, he may bring a whole herd back to you someday.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    You trust the guard to a naked or unarmed man.

    Source: Latin
    You use a lantern at noonday.

    Source: Latin
    You want no one to know it? Then don't do it.

    Source: Chinese
    You war against heaven.

    Source: Latin
    You will break the bow if you keep it always bent.

    Source: Greek
    You will hate a beautiful song if you sing it often.

    Source: Korean
    You will learn by teaching.

    Source: Latin
    You will mix what is sacred with what is profane.

    Source: Latin
    You will not be loved if you think of yourself alone.

    Source: Italian
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