Dead (076-089)

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
— English

Today red, tomorrow dead.
— German

Until the snake is dead, do not drop the stick.
— Ugandan

We must live by the quick and not by the dead.
— English

Wealth is of no use to the dead.
— Filipino

What good is the hay if the horse is dead?
— Filipino

What’s the use of consulting a dead person’s horoscope?
— African (Sengal)

When the lion is dead the hares jump upon his carcass.
— Italian

When a fly does not get up off
a dead body, he is buried with it.
— African (Ashanti)

When one is dead, it is for a long while.
— French

While a dead tree is expected to collapse,
a live one unexpectedly snaps.
— African (Annang)

Without money fame is dead.
— Irish

Worms eat you up when dead and worries eat you up alive.
— Yiddish

You need not look after the hoofs of dead horses.
— Rumanian

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