551 Yiddish Proverbs
- 1. "For example" is not proof.
- 2. A bad peace is better than a good war.
- 3. A big crowd, but not a human being in sight.
- 4. A bird is known by his feathers.
- 5. A blow passes on, a spoken word lingers on.
- 6. A boil is fine as long as it's under someone else's arm.
- 7. A cat loves fish, but won't risk its claws.
- 8. A child's tear rends the heavens.
- 9. A chip off the old block.
- 10. A chip on the shoulder indicates wood higher up.