YIDDISH PROVERBS

Rebbe

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

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

What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t invent with your mouth.
Yiddish Proverb

One old friend is better than two new ones.
Yiddish Proverb

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.
Yiddish Proverb

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

Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.
Albert Einstein

You can’t control the wind, but you can adjust your sails.
Yiddish Proverb

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Sign hanging in Einstein’s office at Princeton

I don’t want to become immortal through my work. I want to become Immortal through not dying.
Woody Allen



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