There are many more excellent use cases of the proverbs, Yiddish or not - no matter.
About the author of this post:
Aboud Dandachi is a Syrian from the city of Homs, currently residing in Istanbul. He has been cited on issues relating to the Syrian conflict in the BBC, NPR, LA Times, the Guardian, Al-Arabiya and Turkiye Gazetesi.Good man that and no doubt.
Aboud's articles have been republished on numerous media outlets including Daily Sabah, The Jewish Press, EA Worldview, and Frontpage Mag.