Wise Sayings: Letter Y

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    Wise Sayings


    You can't have meat without the bone.

    Source: Sicilian
    You can't have peace any longer than your neighbor pleases.
    Category: War Source: Dutch
    You can't have your cake and eat it too.
    Author: John Heywood
    You can't judge a horse by its harness.
    Author: Thomas Fuller
    You can't love Thetis and Galatea at the same time.

    Source: Latin
    You can't make a good shaft of a pig's tail.

    Source: Portuguese
    You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

    Source: Portuguese
    You can't make bricks without straw.
    Author: Unknown
    You can't make horn of a pig's tail.

    Source: Portuguese
    You can't measure the whole world with your own yardstick.

    Source: Yiddish
    You can't pick up two melons with one hand.

    Source: Persian
    You can't play all the time.
    Author: Aesop
    You can't please everyone.
    Author: Unknown
    You can't see the whole sky through a bamboo tube.
    Category: Truth Source: Japanese
    You can't sew buttons on your neighbor's mouth.
    Category: Gossip Source: Russian
    You can't stop a pig from wallowing in the mud.
    Category: Character and virtue Source: African
    You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
    Author: Unknown
    You can't tell a book by its cover.
    Source: American Proverb
    You can't unscramble an egg.
    Source: American Proverb
    You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.

    Source: Native American
    You can't win them all.
    Author: Unknown
    You cannot avoid what lies in ambush for you.

    Source: Ovambo
    You cannot break through a wall with your forehead.

    Source: Russian
    You cannot build a house for last year's summer.

    Source: Ethiopian
    You cannot carve rotten wood.
    Source: Chinese
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