Wise Sayings: Letter Y

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    Wise Sayings


    You will not dare mistreat the face you see in the morning.

    Source: Palestinian
    You will not see many with green eyes.

    Source: Portuguese
    You will wear the ivy wreath, the victor's meed.

    Source: Latin
    You win a few, you lose a few.

    Source: Latin
    You win some, you lose some.
    Author: Unknown
    You won't help shoots grow by pulling them up higher.

    Source: Chinese
    You would frighten a lion with a mask!

    Source: Latin
    You would weave a rope of sand.

    Source: Latin
    You'll never do anything behind you that won't come up in front of you.
    Author: Unknown
    You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

    Source: Irish
    You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.

    Source: Irish
    You've got to stare the cat down out of the tree.

    Source: Dutch
    Young angel, old devil.

    Source: German
    Young cats will mouse, young apes will louse.

    Source: Dutch
    Young dogs have sharp teeth.

    Source: Danish
    Young folk, silly folk; old folk, cold folk.

    Source: Dutch
    Young folks think old folks to be fools, but old folks know young folks to be fools.

    Source: Dutch
    Young fools think that the old are dotards, but the old have forgotten more than the young fools know.

    Source: Dutch
    Young gambler, old beggar.

    Source: German
    Young gamblers, old beggars.
    Source: German
    Young men may die, but old men must die.

    Source: German
    Young men may die, old men must.

    Source: English Proverb
    Young men's knocks old men feel.

    Source: English Proverb
    Young people don't know what age is, and old people forget what youth was.

    Source: English Proverb
    Young people must be taught, old ones be honoured.

    Source: Danish
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