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[ Also see Catchphrases Laws of Life and Nature Old Sayings Proverbial Phrases Proverbs (General) ]

You cannot break through a wall with your forehead.
      - Proverb, (Russian)

You cannot build a house for last year's summer.
      - Proverb, (Ethiopian)

You cannot catch a fox with a bait.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

You cannot catch old birds with chaff.
      - Proverb

You cannot compare the living with the dead.
      - Proverb, (Nigerian)

You cannot damage a wrecked whip.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

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

You cannot draw blood from a turnip.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

You cannot draw white cloth from a dying vat.
      - Proverb, (Chinese)

You cannot drink and whistle at the same time.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

You cannot drive a windmill with a pair of bellows.
      - Proverb

You cannot eat nuts without breaking some shells.
      - Proverb, (Darkovan)

You cannot eat your cake and have it.
      - Proverb

You cannot forge a hammer from featherpod fluff, nor spin spidersilk from precious copper.
      - Proverb, (Darkovan)

You cannot get a quart into a pint pot.
      - Proverb

You cannot get blood from a stone.
      - Proverb

You cannot get blood out of a stone.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

You cannot get oil out of a wall.
      - Proverb, (French)

You cannot have all you wish for.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

You cannot have peace longer than your neighbour chooses.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

You cannot have your cake and eat it.
      - Proverb

You cannot hook trout? Try digging clams.
      - Proverb, (Chinese)

You cannot lose what you never had.
      - Proverb

You cannot make a good archbishop out of a rogue.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

You cannot make a good hunting-horn of a pig's tail.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

You cannot make a hawk of a buzzard.
      - Proverb, (French)

You cannot make a sieve of an ass's tail.
      - Proverb, (German)

You cannot make a silk purse of a sow's ear.
      - Proverb

You cannot make an ass drink if he is not thirsty.
      - Proverb, (French)

You cannot make an omelet without breaking eggs.
      - Proverb, (French)

You cannot make bricks without straw.
      - Proverb

You cannot make people honest by Act of Parliament.
      - Proverb

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
      - Proverb, (Chinese)

You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.
      - Proverb

You cannot pull a fish out of the pond without work.
      - Proverb, (Russian)

You cannot pull hard with a broken rope.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

You cannot reason with a hungry belly; it has no ears.
      - Proverb, (Greek)

You cannot ride two horses with one ass.
      - Proverb, (Russian)

You cannot roast corn with two eyes.
      - Proverb, (Nigerian)

You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
      - Proverb

You cannot sail as you would, but as the wind blows.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

You cannot see the city for the houses.
      - Proverb

You cannot see the wood for the trees.
      - Proverb

You cannot serve God and mammon.
      - Proverb

You cannot shear the sheep closer than the skin.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

You cannot shift an old tree without it dying.
      - Proverb

You cannot swallow hot milk, nor can you throw it away.
      - Proverb, (Goan)

You cannot take a cow from a man who has none.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

You cannot take a shirt from a naked man.
      - Proverb

You cannot take hawks without climbing some cliffs.
      - Proverb, (Darkovan)


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