Proverbs are the wisdom of the nations ! It's good to know them when you travel to english speeking countries. English proverbs can be very wise and useful.
Who won’t be ruled by the rudder must be ruled by the rock.
Whom the Gods love die young.
Whom the Gods would destroy, they first make mad.
Whosoever draws his sword against the prince must throw the scabbard away.
Why buy a cow when milk is so cheap?
Why keep a dog and bark yourself?
Why should the devil have all the best tunes?
Wilful waste makes woeful want.
Winter never rots in the sky.
Wonders will never cease.
Work expands so as to fill the time available.
Yorkshire born and Yorkshire bred, strong in the arm and weak in the head.
You are what you eat.
You buy land, you buy stones; you buy meat, you buy bones.
You can drive out nature with a pitchfork but she keeps on coming back.
You can have too much of a good thing.
You can only die once.
You can take a horse to the water, but you can’t make him drink.
You can take the boy out of the country but you can’t take the country out of the boy.
You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.
You can’t please everyone.
You can’t put new wine in old bottles.
You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.
You can’t tell a book by its cover.
You can’t win them all
You cannot catch old birds with chaff.
You cannot get a quart into a pint pot.
You cannot get blood from a stone.
You cannot have your cake and eat it.
You cannot lose what you never had.
You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.
You cannot make bricks without straw.
You cannot put an old head on young shoulders.
You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
You cannot serve God and Mammon.
You cannot shift an old tree without it dying.
You don’t get something for nothing.
You never know what you can do till you try.
You never miss the water till the well runs dry.
You pays your money and you takes your choice.
You should know a man seven years before you stir his fire.
You win a few, you lose a few.
Young folks think old folks to be fools, but old folks know young folks to be fools.
Young men may die, but old men must die.
Young saint, old devil.
Youth must be served.