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Write on one of the devil's horns, "Good angel," and many will believe it.

Yielding stays war.

Yorkshire born and Yorkshire bred, strong in the arm and weak in the head.

You can do anything with children if you only play with them.

You cannot make a sieve of an ass's tail.

You cannot make a silk purse of a sow's ear.

You have to take life as it happens, but you should try to make it happen the way you want to take it.

Young angel, old devil.

Young gambler, old beggar.

Young gamblers, old beggars.

Young men may die, but old men must die.

Young saint, old devil.

Young soldiers, old beggars.

"Your words are fair," said the wolf, "but I will not come into the village."

Youth and white paper take any impression.