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Top 10 Most Famous Yiddish Proverbs (BEST)
Better an honest slap in the face than an insincere . kiss
You do not fall because you are weak; you fall because you think you are strong.
You buy yourself an enemy when you lend a man . money
Women can keep only one secret — their own.
From to failure is one step; from failure to success is a long road. success
What soap is to the body, is to the soul. laughter
The rabbi drinks the and asks the others to be wine . happy
The heart of a man may be compared to a sausage; no one can tell exactly what’s inside.
Someone who can hold on to his is worth more than the one who earns it. money
Not all nice things are dear, but those that are dear are nice. 19 Wise Yiddish Proverbs Worth Remembering (WISDOM)
One old friend is better than two new ones.
Make new friends, but don’t forget the old ones.
Beware of still water, a still dog, and a still enemy.
Before you start up a ladder, count the rungs.
Words should be weighed, not counted.
Better ask ten times than go astray once.
In life, each of us must sometimes play the fool.
The wolf is not afraid of the dog, but he doesn’t like the sound of his barking.
Walk straight and you will not fall.
What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t invent with your mouth.
If it must always be better, it can never be good enough.
The pen wounds deeper than an arrow.
He who is aware of his folly is wise.
Old age, to the unlearned, is winter; to the learned, it’s harvest time.
Nothing tastes bitterer than the . truth
The best horse needs a whip, intelligent men need advice, and devout women need a man.
Provide for the worst; the best can take care of itself.
Hope for , but don’t rely on one. miracles
A wise man hears one word and understands two. 5 Yiddish Proverbs and Sayings About Health
The cold strengthens you more than hunger.
If you’re , you’re healthy . wealthy
is the best doctor. Time
Better ten times ill than one time dead.
Weeping makes the heart grow lighter. 11 Inspirational Yiddish Proverbs to Encourage You
If we cannot do what we will, we must will what we can.
When joins in the game, cleverness scores double. luck
is half of victory. Confidence
Better to die upright than to live on your knees.
Better to hear curses than to be pitied.
Let it be worse, so long as it’s a . change
You can make the bigger than the night. dream
With even a bear can learn to dance. time
The longer the blind live, the more they see.
If things are not as you wish, wish them as they are.
Don’t be scared when you have no other choice. 14 Yiddish Proverbs About Money and Wealth
Better a steady dime than a rare dollar.
Better an ounce of than a pound of luck . gold
With in your pocket, you are wise, handsome and you sing well too. money
To be rich is not everything, but it certainly helps.
Men would not be richer for being miserly; does not make a man poorer. generosity
What can you do with a good cow that gives a lot of milk and then kicks the bucket over?
When Dame calls, offer her a chair. Fortune
Lost years are worse than lost dollars.
The heaviest burden is an empty pocket.
If you want to know what God thinks of , look at the people he gives it to. money
The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
buys everything but good sense. Money
The doctor has a remedy for everything but poverty.
The rich man who is stingy is the worst pauper. 12 Yiddish Proverbs That Will Make You Ponder About Life
When the comes for you to live, there aren’t enough years. time
You can’t measure the whole world with your own yardstick.
Many complain of their looks, but none of their brains.
You can wash your body but not your soul.
What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul.
Better the best of the worst than the worst of the best.
Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.
is what we call the accumulation of our mistakes. Experience
Better a thief for a neighbor than an overzealous rabbi.
Too humble is half proud.
To every answer you can find a new question.
The soldiers fight, and the kings are heroes. 5 Yiddish Proverbs on God and Prayer
God created a world full of little worlds.
When God wants to punish an idiot, He teaches them a few words of Hebrew.
The nearer to the synagogue, the farther from God.
go up and blessings come down. Prayers
Give me, Lord, my daily bread, I will get my own brandy. 7 Funny Yiddish Proverbs and Sayings
Some people are electrifying; they light up a room when they leave.
Small won’t let you sleep, bigger children won’t let you live. children
It’s good to , it’s the waiting that spoils it. hope
She who wants to marry her stepfather regrets it in bed.
Mothers-in-law are fine so long as they are deaf and blind.
Once it was the parents who taught their to talk; now the children teach their parents to keep quiet. children
When one comes to comfort a young widow, he does not mean to perform a good deed.
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