Yiddish Proverbs

      If they give you--take; if they take from you--yell!

      Charge nothing and you'll get a lot of customers.

      Don't spit into the well--you might drink from it later.

      Cancer--schmancer! - as long as you're healthy.

      Do not worry about tomorrow, because you do not even know
          what may happen to you today.

      If one person tells you that you have ass's ears, take
          no notice; should two tell you so, procure a saddle
          for yourself.

      You can't chew with somebody else's teeth.

      If you spit upwards, you're bound to get it back in the face.

      You can't dance at two weddings at the same time; nor can you
      sit on two horses with one behind.

      Had you gotten up early, you wouldn't have needed to stay up late.

      One who has the reputation of an early riser may safely lie
            abed 'til noon.

      For dying, you always have time.

      When a fool is silent, he too is counted among the wise.

      Silence is the fence around wisdom.

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