, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Death (101-125)

Death (101-125)

No death without a cause.
— Maltese

No matter how long one may live,
the day of death will always come.
— Indian (Tamil)

No man tells lies at death's door.
— Hebrew

No time is set for death.
— African (Jabo)

No calendar is needed for dying.
— Yiddish

Old men go to death; death comes to young men.
— English

On death all accounts are cancelled.
— Japanese

On the death of an elephant the tusk remains,
on the death of a tiger the skin.
— Indian (Tamil)

One man's breath, another's death.
— English

One is not kept alive by joy,
nor does sorrow alone cause death.
— Yiddish

One cannot die before one's death.
— Russian

One is certain only of death.
— Yiddish

Sleep is not compared with death.
— African (Ovambo)

Sleep is brother to death.
— Irish

Sometimes a quick death is better than a long life.
— Hungarian

Spectacles are death's arquebus.
— English

Staying and staring is the death of the buck.
— African (Ovambo)

Termites cause death, damage,
and great harm to white ants.
— Kenyan

The death of many is not wailed.
— African (Ovambo)

The death of wives and the life of sheep make men rich.
— English

The death of a young wolf never comes too soon.
— English

The rich and pigs are appreciated after their death.
— Russian

The death of the wolf is the health of the sheep.
— English

The fly heeds not death; eating is all to him.
— African (Yoruba)

The death of an elderly man is like a burning library.
— Ugandan