• DICTUM
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  • À y regarder de près, il n'y a souvent pires coquins que les honnêtes gens.
    Edmond Thiaudière (1837-1930), La Proie du Néant
  • A year from now you may wish you had started today.
  • A year of contentment is worth more than ten of prosperity.
  • A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.
  • A year's grace.
    de] Ein Jahr Aufschub; Gnadenfrist von einem Jahr.
  • A yeeld sow was never good to gryses.
  • A young angel, an old devil.
    fr] De jeune angelot vieux diable.
  • A young barber and an old physician.
  • A young branch takes on all the bends that one gives it.
  • A young child should be named after him.
    jiddish] A kleyn kind zol nokh im heysn.
  • A young courtier, an old beggar.
  • A young devil, an old saint.
  • A young doctor makes a full graveyard.
  • A young doctor means a new graveyard.
  • A young ewe and an old ram, every year bring forth a lamb.
    nl] Een jong ooi en een onde ram, daar komt jaarlijks een lam van.
  • A young foal and an old horse draw not well together.
    dk] Ungt Föl og gammel Hest de drage ei tillige.
  • A young idler, an old beggar.
  • A young man hopes that he will live a long time; an old man is able to say that he has lived a long time.
  • A young man idle, an old man needy.
  • A young man is embarrassed to question an older one.
  • A young man married is a young man marred.
  • A young man negligent, an old man necessitous.
  • A young man ought to be modest.
  • A young man should not marry yet, an old man not at all.
  • A young person, to achieve, must first get out of his mind any notion either of the ease or rapidity of success. Nothing ever just happens in this world.
  • A young preacher, a new hell.
  • A young saint, an old devil.
  • A young tree bends; an old tree breaks.
    jiddish] A yung baimeleh baigt zikh; an alter brecht zikh.
  • A young tree is easy to straighten, but when it's big it is difficult.
  • A young trooper should have an old horse.
  • A young whore, an old saint.
  • A young wife is an old man's post-horse to the grave.
    de] Jung Weib ist altem Mann, das Postpferd zum Grabe.
  • A yule feast may be quit at Pasch.
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