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137 Yiddish Proverbs

A table is not blessed if it has fed no scholars.

A wise man hears one word and understands two.

After nine months the secret comes out.

All signs are misleading.

Better ask ten times than go astray once.

Beware of still water, a still dog, and a still enemy.

Bygone troubles are good to tell.

Ca' me, ca' thee.

Cancer--schmancer!--as long as you're healthy.

Candlemas day, put beans in the clay; put candles and candlesticks away.

Charge nothing and you'll get a lot of customers.

Charity and pride have different aims, yet both feed the poor.

Charity covers a multitude of sins.

Charity excuseth not cheating.

Charm is more than beauty.

Dear God: You do such wonderful things for complete strangers; why not for me?

Don't throw a stone into a well from which you have drunk.

Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water.

Every seller praises his wares.

Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.

Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.

Flattery sits in the parlour when plain dealing is kicked out of doors.

Flattery will get you nowhere.

Fleas are not lobsters.

God created a world full of little worlds.