Wise Old Sayings

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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. – Latin Proverb
A man who never made a mistake, never made anything. – unknown
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. – William Shakespeare
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. – Sir Leslie Stephen
A tree falls the way it leans. – Walloon A weed is a plant we’ve found no use for yet. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
A work ill done must be twice done. – Welsh
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. – unknown
As you shall sow, so shall you reap. – Bible                                                                Be the change you wish to see in the world. – Ghandi                                            Character building begins in infancy and continues until death. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Choose the hills wisely on which you must do battle. – unknown
Chop your own wood; it will warm you twice. – Mack King                                  Diligence is the mother of good luck. – Ben Franklin
Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched. – Aesop
Don’t sail out farther than you can row back. – Danish

Even the best writer has to erase. – Spanish

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he’ll eat forever. – Chinese Proverb
Great oaks from little acorns grow. – Chaucer

It is better to prevent than to cure. – Peruvian

Life is what you make it. – Grandma Moses

Mistakes are doorways to discovery. – unknown

Never put off until tomorrow what can be done today. – English Proverb
Nothing ventured, nothing gained. – Chaucer

Our greatest freedom is the freedom to choose our attitude. – Victor Frankl

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. – African Proverb
Sun is good for cucumbers, rain for rice. – Vietnamese

The best way to predict the future is to create it. – unknown
The day you decide to do it, is your lucky day.- Japanese
The mouse that hath but one hole is taken quickly. – George Herbert
The pen is mightier than the sword. – unknown
There’s no harm in trying. – unknown
Time and tide wait for no man. – unknown

When you go to a donkey’s house, don’t talk about ears. – Jamaican
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom, – Greek Proverb

You can’t tell a book by its cover. – American Proverb

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