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Proverbs starting with Y

1: You can only die once
expression to encourage :

2: You can take a horse to the water but you cannot make it drink.
said to mean that:

3: You can take the boy out of the country but you can't take the country out of the boy.
means that:

4: You can't tell a book by its cover.
suggests that:

5: You cannot catch old birds with chaff.
means that:

6: You cannot eat your cake and have it.
means that:

7: You cannot get blood from a stone.
meaning that:

8: You cannot judge a tree by its bark.
means that:

9: You cannot make bricks without straw.
means that:

10: You cannot teach old dogs new tricks.
used to say that:

11: You cannot wash charcoal white.
means that: