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You can't buy heaven with money.
      - (Maltese) [Money : Proverbs]

You can't catch a cub without going into the tiger's den.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

You can't chew with somebody else's teeth.
      - (Yiddish) [Proverbs]

You can't clap with one hand only.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

You can't expect both ends of a sugar cane to be as sweet.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

You can't fare well, but you must cry roast meat.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't fill your belly painting pictures of bread.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

You can't fit a round peg in a square hole.
      - (American) [Proverbs]

You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.
      - (Jewish) [Money : Proverbs]

You can't get at the precious sago without first breaking the bark.
      - (Malay) [Proverbs]

You can't get blood out of a stone.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

You can't get blood out of a turnip.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

You can't have meat without the bone.
      - (Sicilian) [Proverbs]

You can't have more bed-bugs than a blanket-full.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

You can't hide the sun with two fingers.
      - (Afghan) [Proverbs]

You can't judge a book by its cover.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't love Thetis and Galatea at the same time.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You can't make a good shaft of a pig's tail.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't make horn of a pig's tail.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't make pancakes without breaking eggs.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

You can't measure the whole world with your own yardstick.
      - (Yiddish) [Proverbs]

You can't pick up two melons with one hand.
      - (Persian) [Proverbs]

You can't please everyone.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't polish a turd.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't push on a rope.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't put an old head on young shoulders.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't put new wine in old bottles.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't squeeze blood from a rock.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't take blood from a stone.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't teach an old dog how to gnaw a bone.
      - (Darkovan) [Proverbs]

You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't tell a book by its cover.
      - [Proverbs]

You can't unscramble an egg.
      - (American) [Proverbs]

You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.
      - (Native American Navajo) [Proverbs]

You can't win them all.
      - [Proverbs]

You cannot avoid what lies in ambush for you.
      - (Ovambo) [Proverbs]

You cannot break through a wall with your forehead.
      - (Russian) [Proverbs]

You cannot build a house for last year's summer.
      - (Ethiopian) [Proverbs]

You cannot catch a fox with a bait.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

You cannot catch old birds with chaff.
      - [Proverbs]

You cannot compare the living with the dead.
      - (Nigerian) [Proverbs]

You cannot damage a wrecked whip.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
      - [Proverbs]

You cannot draw blood from a turnip.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

You cannot draw white cloth from a dying vat.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

You cannot drink and whistle at the same time.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

You cannot drive a windmill with a pair of bellows.
      - [Proverbs]

You cannot eat nuts without breaking some shells.
      - (Darkovan) [Proverbs]

You cannot eat your cake and have it.
      - [Proverbs]


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