Yiddish: A young wife is like a pretty bird - you have to keep her in a cage.

‏‏אַ יונג ווײַבל איז ווי אַ שיין פֿייגעלע – מען מוז עס האַלטן אין שטײַגעלע.

A yung vaybl iz vi a sheyn feygele - men muz es haltn in shtaygele.

A young wife is like a pretty bird - you have to keep her in a cage.

SOURCE: Bernstein, Jüdische Sprichwörter und Redensarten.

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