Proverb Source Yiddish

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  • Proverb Source: Yiddish [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

    Wise Sayings


    Better ten times ill than one time dead.
    Category: Health and wellness Source: Yiddish
    Every pot will find its lid.
    Category: Marriage Source: Yiddish
    If God wants people to suffer, he sends them too much understanding.
    Category: Balance and moderation Source: Yiddish
    If the eyes didn't see, the hands wouldn't take.
    Category: Opportunity Source: Yiddish
    If the rich could hire people to die for them, the poor could make a nice living.
    Category: Wealth and poverty Source: Yiddish
    If you can't bite, better not show your teeth.
    Category: Common sense Source: Yiddish
    If you pray for another, you will be helped yourself.
    Source: Yiddish
    Interest on debt grows without rain.
    Category: Indebtedness Source: Yiddish
    Life is the greatest bargain; we get it for nothing.-
    Category: Life and living Source: Yiddish
    When a thief kisses you, count your teeth.
    Source: Yiddish
    A child's tear rends the heavens.

    Source: Yiddish
    A chip off the old block.

    Source: Yiddish
    A chip on the shoulder indicates wood higher up.

    Source: Yiddish
    A dog without teeth will also attack a bone.

    Source: Yiddish
    A fool is his own informer.

    Source: Yiddish
    A fool says what he knows, and a wise man knows what he says.

    Source: Yiddish
    A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.

    Source: Yiddish
    A fool who can keep silent is counted among the wise.

    Source: Yiddish
    A golden key will open every lock.

    Source: Yiddish
    A half truth is a whole lie.

    Source: Yiddish
    A jest is half a truth.

    Source: Yiddish
    A joke driven too far brings home hate.

    Source: Yiddish
    A man cannot jump over his own shadow.

    Source: Yiddish
    A man cannot spin and reel at the same time.

    Source: Yiddish
    A man comes from the dust and in the dust he will end--and in the meantime it is good to drink a sip of vodka.

    Source: Yiddish
    Yiddish [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]