Wise Sayings: Letter Y


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    You cannot catch a fox with a bait.

    Source: Latin
    You cannot catch old birds with chaff.

    Source: Latin
    You cannot compare the living with the dead.

    Source: Nigerian
    You cannot damage a wrecked whip.

    Source: Italian
    You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

    Source: Italian
    You cannot draw blood from a turnip.

    Source: Italian
    You cannot drink and whistle at the same time.

    Source: Danish
    You cannot eat nuts without breaking some shells.
    Source: Darkovan
    You cannot forge a hammer from featherpod fluff, nor spin spidersilk from precious copper.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Darkovan
    You cannot get a quart into a pint pot.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Darkovan
    You cannot get blood from a stone.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Darkovan
    You cannot get oil out of a wall.

    Source: French
    You cannot have all you wish for.

    Source: Latin
    You cannot have peace longer than your neighbour chooses.

    Source: Danish
    You cannot have your cake and eat it.

    Source: Danish
    You cannot hook trout? Try digging clams.
    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You cannot lose what you never had.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    You cannot make a good archbishop out of a rogue.

    Source: Danish
    You cannot make a good hunting-horn of a pig\'s tail.

    Source: Danish
    You cannot make a hawk of a buzzard.

    Source: French
    You cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
    Source: Irish Proverb
    You cannot make an ass drink if he is not thirsty.

    Source: French
    You cannot make an omelet without breaking eggs.

    Source: French
    You cannot make bricks without straw.

    Source: French
    You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
    Category: Control Source: Chinese Proverb
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