Wise Sayings: Letter Y

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    Wise Sayings


    You may force a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.

    Source: Danish
    You may force a man to shut his eyes, but not to sleep.

    Source: Danish
    You may force an ox to the water, but you cannot make him drink.

    Source: Danish
    You may gain by fair words what may fail you by angry ones.

    Source: Danish
    You may get something off a bone, but nothing off a stone.

    Source: Danish
    You may judge a man by his countenance.

    Source: Latin
    You may judge of a man by his remarks.

    Source: Latin
    You may keep yourself safe from fire, but not from a bad man.

    Source: Portuguese
    You may know a lion by his claw.

    Source: Latin
    You may know the lion by his claw.

    Source: French
    You may laugh at a friend's roof; don't laugh at his sleeping accommodation.

    Source: Kenyan
    You may light another's candle at your own without loss.
    Category: Generosity Source: Danish
    You may light another\'s candle at your own without loss.

    Source: Danish
    You may often feel that heavily on your back which you took lightly on your conscience.

    Source: Danish
    You may preach ever so long to the wolf, he will nevertheless call for the lamb before night.

    Source: Danish
    You may shut your doors against a thief, but not against a liar.

    Source: Danish
    You may speak with your gold and make other tongues silent.

    Source: Danish
    You may take a horse to the water, but you can't make him drink.

    Source: Danish
    You must be strong to pull a rope against a stronger.

    Source: Danish
    You must contrive to bake with the flour you have.

    Source: Danish
    You must crack the nuts before you can eat the kernel.

    Source: Irish
    You must cut your coat according to your cloth.

    Source: Irish
    You must grease the wheels if you would have the car run.

    Source: Italian
    You must have crossed the river before you may tell the crocodile he has bad breath.

    Source: Chinese
    You must have good luck to catch hares with a drum.

    Source: Danish
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