God (176-200)

If God wills, even a cock will lay an egg.
— Polish

If God grants the day, he will also grant the nourishment.
— Russian

If God wills it, even a broom can shoot.
— Yiddish

If God doesn't will it, not even a blister will break out.
— Russian

If God doesn't give, one cannot take.
— Yiddish

If God breaks your leg, He will teach you how to limp.
— Ugandan

If God lived on earth, all his windows would be broken.
— Yiddish

It is better to have to do with God than with his saints.
— French

It's more important to please people than to please God.
— Yiddish

Make a fool pray to God, and he'll smash his forehead.
— Russian

Man rides, but God holds the reins.
— Yiddish

Man does what he can and God what he will.
— English

Man proposes but God disposes.
— English

Man plans many things; God alters his plans.
— Greek

Man thinks and God laughs.
— Yiddish

Man shoots, but God guides the bullet.
— Polish

Man looks only on the outside of things;
God looks into the very heart.
— African (Efik)

Mother is God number two.
— Ugandan

No one makes contracts with God.
— Russian

Not even God can undo a blow received.
— Mexican

One God, one wife, but many friends.
— Dutch

One's body belongs to the Tsar, one's soul to God,
and one's back to the squire.
— Russian

Only the living can praise God.
— Russian

Only God generates, man only educates.
— Rwandan

Only God knows what man may have in his heart.
— Maltese

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