Wise Sayings: Letter Y

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    Wise Sayings


    You catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    You come with a cat and call it a rabbit.
    Category: Animals Source: Cameroonian Proverb
    You compare the bee to the grasshopper!

    Source: Latin
    You compare the moorhen to the I swan.

    Source: Latin
    You compare the tortoise to the hare.

    Source: Latin
    You could drive a stick man crazy.
    Author: Unknown
    You count the sand.

    Source: Latin
    You do not need a whip to urge on an obedient horse.

    Source: Russian
    You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.

    Source: Russian
    You don't get anywhere unless you try.
    Author: Unknown
    You don't get something for nothing.

    Source: Russian
    You don't have to put out the fire when all is burnt out.

    Source: Norwegian
    You don't know what you've got until it's gone.
    Author: Unknown
    You don't put robbers to work in a bank.
    Source: American Proverb
    You don't show a fool a job half done.

    Source: Hebrew
    You give hay to the dog and bones to the ass.

    Source: Latin
    You give the wolf the wether to keep.

    Source: Latin
    You harp perpetually on the same string.

    Source: Latin
    You have come too late for the feast.

    Source: Latin
    You have got your feet out of the mire.

    Source: Latin
    You have hit the nail on the head.

    Source: Latin
    You have hit the point exactly.

    Source: Latin
    You have left the sheep with the wolf for safe custody.

    Source: Latin
    You have lent and not recovered; and if recovered, not so much; and if so much, not such; and if such, a mortal enemy.

    Source: Portuguese
    You have many strings to your bow.

    Source: Portuguese
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