Wise Sayings: Letter Y

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  • Qoutes: Y [Y 1] [Y 2] [Y 3] [Y 4] [Y 5] [Y 6] [Y 7] [Y 8] [Y 9] [Y 10] [Y 11] [Y 12] [Y 13]

    Wise Sayings


    Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done, and fools what they wish to do.

    Source: French
    Young pigs grunt as old pigs grunted before them.

    Source: Danish
    Young saint, old devil.

    Source: German
    Young soldiers, old beggars.

    Source: German
    Young twigs may be bent, but not old trees.

    Source: Dutch
    Young wood makes a hot fire.

    Source: Greek
    Your close neighbor is better than your faraway brother.

    Source: Palestinian
    Your enemy makes you wiser.

    Source: Italian
    Your fingers can't be of the same length.

    Source: Chinese
    Your friend has a friend; don't tell him.

    Source: Jewish
    Your friend lends and your enemy asks payment.

    Source: Dutch
    Your hand is never the worse for doing its own work.

    Source: Welsh
    Your health comes first; you can always hang yourself later.

    Source: Yiddish
    Your neighbor's apples are the sweetest.

    Source: Yiddish
    Your own rags are better than another's gown.
    Category: Self-reliance Source: African
    Your pot broken seems better than my whole one.

    Source: Yiddish
    Your son is your son until he marries, but your daughter is your daughter until you die.

    Source: Irish
    Your soul to God, your body to dust, your property to your relatives, because thus it has been found written.

    Source: Maltese
    Your success and happiness lie in you...resolve to keep happy and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
    Author: Helen Keller
    Your time is the greatest gift you can give to someone.
    Author: Unknown
    Your tongue is like a horse--if you take care of it, it takes care of you; if you treat it badly, it treats you badly.
    Category: Animals Source: Arabic Proverb
    Your wife and sheep early at home.

    Source: Portuguese
    Your windmill dwindles into a nutcrack.

    Source: Portuguese
    Youth and white paper take any impression.

    Source: German
    Youth does not mind where it sets its foot.

    Source: Irish
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