Wise Sayings: Letter Y

  • Pride
  • Opportunity
  • Beauty
  • Wisdom
  • Luck
  • Friendship
  • Self-reliance
  • Revolution
  • Conscience
  • Attitude
  • Children
  • Truth
  • The conduct of life
  • Journeys
  • Permanence and change

  • Unknown
  • Ben Franklin
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Sir Leslie Stephen
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Aesop
  • R Forby
  • Desiderius Erasmus
  • Sir Thomas More
  • J Bridges
  • James Ray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
  • John Heywood

  • Chinese
  • Latin Proverb
  • Egyptian
  • Iranian
  • Italian
  • French Proverb
  • Filipino
  • African proverb
  • English
  • French
  • Vietnamese
  • Samoan
  • Scottish Proverb
  • English Proverb
  • Indonesian

  • 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


    Year of snow fruit will grow.

    Source: English Proverb
    Years and sins are always more than owned.

    Source: Italian
    Years know more than books.

    Source: Italian
    Years roll on.

    Source: Latin
    Yellow gold is plentiful compared to white-haired friends.

    Category: Friends Source: Chinese
    Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

    Source: Sanskrit
    Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield.
    Author: Aesop
    Yield to divine power.

    Source: Latin
    Yielding is sometimes the best way of succeeding.

    Source: Italian
    Yielding stays war.

    Source: German
    Yorkshire born and Yorkshire bred, strong in the arm and weak in the head.
    Source: German
    You anoint the dead man with salve.

    Source: Latin
    You are but sowing in sand.

    Source: Latin
    You are carrying owls to Athens.

    Source: Latin
    You are comparing a rose to an anemone.

    Source: Latin
    You are his father by nature, I by counsel.

    Source: Latin
    You are like a tree, giving your shade to the outside.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    You are looking for wings in a wolf. [You hunt for impossibilities.]

    Source: Latin
    You are more shifting than a potter's wheel.

    Source: Latin
    You are needlessly alarmed.

    Source: Latin
    You are not a fully fledged sailor unless you have sailed under full sail, and you have not built a wall unless you have rounded a corner.

    Source: Irish
    You are permitted in times of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.

    Source: Bulgarian
    You are talking to a stone.

    Source: Latin
    You are teaching a fish to swim.

    Source: Latin
    You are teaching iron to swim!

    Source: Latin
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