Yiddish Proverbs

Confidence is half of victory.

Interest on debts grow without rain.

If you ever need a helping hand you’ll find one at the end of your arm.

Money doesn’t grow on trees.

Better ask ten times than go astray once.

If things are not as you wish, wish them as they are.

Make new friends, but don’t forget the old ones.

Talking comes by nature, silence by wisdom.

Beautiful is not what is beautiful, but what one likes.

Better a steady dime than a rare dollar.

Seek advice but use your own common sense.

Charm is more than beauty.

If your healthy, your wealthy.

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

A penny saved is a penny earned.

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

Gold will never get rusty.

If you can – do!

He that can’t endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.

If a link is broken, the whole chain breaks.

A chip off the old block.

Words should be weighed, not counted.

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