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Annoying Proverbs (108 entries)
Ref: http://www.geocities.com/~spanoudi/quote-07.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Annoying proverbs are the kind that are repeated with such frequency that they grate on your nerves each time you hear them. --Steve *******(With CN's Variations)******* FONT SIZE=4> - A - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Absence makes the heart go wander Actions speak louder than words All for one(me) and one for all(me agin) All's well that ends well An apple a day keeps the doctor away An apple never falls far from the tree Appearances can be deceiving April showers bring May flowers - B - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Beauty is in the eye of the beholder Beauty is only skin deep - And that's usually all you need! Beggars can't be choosers The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry Better late than never Better safe than sorry Beware of Geeks bearing software! The bigger thet are the harder they ball! A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush Birds of a feather flock together - C - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The cure is worse than the disease - except the doctor gets a fee. - D - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Do unto others...and then split - (1990's ) A dog is a man's best friend Don't count your chickens before they hatch Don't cry over spilt milk Don't cut off your nose to spite your face - a little trimming may be just the thing however. Don't judge a book by its cover Don't lock the stable door after the horse is stolen Don't look a gift horse in the mouth Don't put all your eggs in one basket Don't put the cart before the horse - E - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Early to bed and early to rise makes a man tired out if he's a nite person! The early bird catches the worm - But keep in mind, it's the early worm that is the catchee! Every cloud has a silver lining Experience is the best teacher - F - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A fool and his money are soon parted A friend in need is a friend indeed - G - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The grass is always greener on the other side Great oaks from little acorns grow - H - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Half a loaf is better than none Haste makes waste He who hesitates is lost He who laughs last laughs best Honesty is the best policy - unless you're sure you won't get caught! - I - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If at first you don't succeed, quit - no use being a damn-fool about it! If it's not one thing it's another If wishes were horses then beggars would ride - L - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone Laughter is the best medicine The leopard cannot change its spots Let bygones be bygones Lightning never strikes twice in the same place Little strokes fell great oaks Live and learn Live and let live Look before you leap - M - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Make hay while the sun shines Many hands make light work Mind your p's and q's Misery loves company A miss is as good as a mile Money is the root of all evil The more the merrier - N - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Necessity is the mother of invention It's not over 'till it's over Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today It's never too late to mend No pain, no gain. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. - O - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Once bitten, twice shy One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure Out of sight, out of mind. - P - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A penny saved is a penny earned People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. One picture is worth a thousand words Out of sight, out of mind A place for everything and everything in its place Practice makes perfect Practice what you preach The proof of the pudding is in the eating - R - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The road to hell is paved with good intentions A rolling stone gathers no moss Rome wasn't built in a day - S - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Seeing is believing The show must go on Silence is golden A stitch in time saves nine Strike while the iron is hot - T - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- There's more than one way to skin a cat There is no accounting for tastes There's no place like home Time heals all wounds Truth is stranger than fiction Two heads are better than one Two wrongs don't make a right - W - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Waste not, want not A watched pot never boils Well begun is half done What will be, will be When it rains, it pours When in Rome, do as the Romans do When the cat's away the mice will play. Where there's a will, there's a way - Y - -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink. You can't please everyone. You can't teach an old dog new tricks You get what you pay for. You have to break a few eggs to make an omlette. You have to take the good with the bad.