John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
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Ten random things: July 25

Ten Yiddish proverbs:

  1. Father in Heaven, don't raise me up, don't cast me down.
  2. An ounce of luck is worth more than a pound of gold.
  3. If not for the light, there would be no shadow.
  4. So it goes in this world: one has the purse, the other has the money.
  5. Talking isn't barking.
  6. If a horse knew how small a man is compared to it, it would trample him.
  7. Bad fortune follows the poor man.
  8. From tale-bearing and secrets run as from ghosts.
  9. The heaviest burden is an empty pocket.
  10. A gentle word can break a bone.
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