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Yiddish Proverb Quotes

Sayings of Yiddish Origin

God gave burdens, also shoulders.

Category: Burdens

Charm is more than beauty.

Category: Charm

One chops the wood, the other does the grunting.

Category: Complaints And Complaining

A man should go on living -- if only to satisfy his curiosity.

Category: Curiosity

It's astonishing how important a man becomes when he dies.

Category: Death And Dying

If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.

Category: Destiny

If you want your dreams to come true, don't over sleep.

Category: Dreams

The heart is half a prophet.

Category: Emotions

If you don't want to do something, one excuse is as good as another.

Category: Excuses

The girl who can't dance says the band can't play.

Category: Excuses

In life, each of us must sometimes play the fool.

Category: Fools And Foolishness

God will provide -- ah, if only He would till He does!

Category: God

Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.

Category: Gold

Too humble is half proud.

Category: Humility

He who comes for the inheritance is often made to pay for the funeral.

Category: Inheritance