some old wise sayings

by heathen 38 Replies latest jw friends

  • eyegirl

    some dating advice that my gramma always likes to throw out there, ever chance she gets..........

    "the hen doesn't chase the rooster, and the fox doesn't chase the hound."

  • Happy

    " Talk to someone when you're angry and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret"

  • Xena

    Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

  • SheilaM

    You can't step in the same river twice

  • hillbilly

    "Its always easier to ask for forgivness than get permission"

    "never squat with yer spurs on"

    "that boy's all hat and no cattle"

    "You dont understand everything you know about that"

    "never hold anyone you love with a grip tighter than an open hand"

  • ugg

    before you repeat something that "alittle bird told you" better make sure it was not a kuku

  • Stan Conroy
    Stan Conroy

    "If you don't stir it, it won't stink."

    This was an old Ukrainian saying that my Grandfather used to say. Mind you, he was born in the 1870's so maybe it made more sense back then.


  • DFWnonJW

    Heathen: so it's vinni viddi vecci?
    I always thought it was vini vidi visa. I came, I saw, I charged.

  • rem

    1. Look before you leap.
      He who hesitates is lost.
    2. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
      Don't beat your head against a stone wall.
    3. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
      Out of sight, out of mind.
    4. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
      Don't cross the bridge until you come to it.
    5. Two heads are better than one.
      Paddle your own canoe.
    6. Haste makes waste.
      Time waits for no man.
    7. You're never too old to learn.
      You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
    8. A word to the wise is sufficient.
      Talk is cheap.
    9. It's better to be safe than sorry.
      Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    10. Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
      Beware of Greeks bearing gifts.
    11. Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.
      Nice guys finish last.
    12. Hitch your wagon to a star.
      Don't bite off more that you can chew.
    13. Many hands make light work.
      Too many cooks spoil the broth.
    14. Don't judge a book by its cover.
      Clothes make the man.
    15. The squeaking wheel gets the grease.
      Silence is golden.


  • Zep

    SHIT HAPPENS!!!!!!!

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