Wednesday, February 27, 2008

"Wonderful Yiddish Proverbs"

"Wonderful Yiddish Proverbs"

If the rich could hire other people to die for
them, the poor could make a wonderful living.

The wise man, even when he holds his tongue,
says more than the fool when he speaks.

One old friend is better than two new ones.

One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who
wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be
the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.

Old friends, like old wines, don't lose their flavor.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and
more complex. It takes a touch of genius - and a
lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance
you must keep moving.

You can't control the wind, but you can adjust your

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not
everything that can be counted counts.

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