Bubbe Said What? Yiddish Proverbs

I LOVE these Yiddish proverbs!

    • Your health comes first; you can always hang yourself later.Bad dancer
    • If you want your dreams to come true, don’t over sleep.
    • A man is not honest simply because he never had a chance to steal
    • The girl who can’t dance says the band can’t play. (my favorite!)

Grandma

  • Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.
  • A man should live if only to satisfy his curiosity.
  • Your neighbor’s apples are the sweetest.

Got any more great Yiddish proverbs? Go ask Bubbie!

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Photo credits John Pemble for the dancer photo and Daniel Kreiger for the grandmother! Both from Flickr.com.

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