THEY SAY ...
A watched pot never boils. Obviously the person who first coined this wasn't very good at science.
A stitch in time saves nine. Well said. Now if only we had the time.
Don't count your chickens before they're hatched. Yeah, just count your eggs instead.
A man won't buy a cow when he can get the milk for free. Free milk? What genius has figured out where to get free milk?
The grass is always greener on the other side. But it takes a lot of crap to keep it greener.
A rolling stone gathers no moss. I guess they never met Keith Richards.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. And boring.
All the glitters is not gold. Right, some is silver and platinum.
You can't judge a book by its cover. Well maybe you can if its just going to sit on a shelf anyway.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. Depends on what kind of bush we are talking about.
There's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip. So get a bigger cup!
If you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas. Hmmmm... marketing potential for a people flea collar.
Winners never quit and quitters never win. And losers never know when to quit.
Every dark cloud has a silver lining. And thunderstorms, hail, tornados and torential rain.
Dance with the one who brought you. otherwise make sure you have cash for a cab.
Necessity is the mother of invention. And who is the mother of necessity? Marketing?
You can't have your cake and eat it too. You can if you own a bakery.
Better the devil you know than the devil you don't. Dumb Dumb Dumb. Just how do you know if you don't?
Many hands make light work. See below.
Too many cooks spoil the broth. See above.
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth. I think they have the end of the horse reversed.
Don't buy a pig in a poke. Or poke a pig.
To everything there is a season. Hmmm... when is it going to be old married guys season?
If you play with fire, you are going to get burned. Or become a fireman.
Good things come in small packages. Ha Ha Ha. Obviously written by a guy with a small package.
Politics makes strange bed-fellows. And strange bed-fellows make popular politicians.
Make hay while the sun shines. Or just go to the beach!
There are no small roles, only small actors. And small paychecks.
The apple never falls far from the tree. Hmmm... what about during a hurricane?
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Tell that to the kid who just swallowed an apple.
Laughter is the best medicine. Well at least its cheaper.
Experience is the best teacher. A teacher with experience might work well too.
Money can't buy happiness. But you can rent it for a while.
Age before beauty. But if they are real cute, I'm sure age won't mind waiting. ;)
In for a penny, in for a pound. See below.
Penny-wise but pound-foolish. See above.
It's not what you know but who you know. Nah... its in who THEY know.
A friend in need is a friend indeed. A friend in need? I guess they never had a friend ask to borrow $10,000.
Tomorrow's another day. And so was yesterday.
Don't burn your bridges behind you. Yep its more fun to use T.N.T.
Money is good servant but a bad master. Money is money. A servant is a servant. And a master is a master.
It is always darkest before the dawn. Its still dark though.
You can't serve two masters. I guess they never met Ollie North.
Clothes maketh the man. No clothes maketh the woman?
Cleanliness is next to Godliness. which is next to Cinncinati.
Live by the sword, die by the sword. Live by a nuclear power plant die by the nuclear power plant.
When in doubt, don't. I doubt it.
You can't put a square peg in a round hole. Hmmmm... wheres my sledgehammer.
When the cat's away, the mice will play. Well guess what... the cats probably having a good time too.
A picture is worth a thousand words. Hmmm... then how come Microsoft Win98 defaults to showing text under an icon?
The smallest effort is grander than the largest good intention. Unless the intention was to kill someone.
The squeeky wheel gets the grease. but is often the first replaced.
What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Hmmmm... unless its goose sauce.
Into each life some rain must fall. Just make sure you've paid the flood insurance.
No man is an island. An island is an island and a man is a man.
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