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Adages and Old Sayings

Plenty of wisdom in old sayings. Although I enjoy the ones that contradict each other like "Many hands make light work" vs "Too many cooks spoil the broth".
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A Stitch in Time Saves Nine
A Stitch in Time Saves Nine
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A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned
A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned
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A Bird in the Hand Is Worth Two in the Bush
A Bird in the Hand Is Worth Two in the Bush
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Never Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
Never Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
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Have Your Cake and Eat It Too
Have Your Cake and Eat It Too
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You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover
You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover
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If at First You Don't Succeed, Try Try Again
If at First You Don't Succeed, Try Try Again
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You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
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You Can Lead a Horse to Water but You Can't Make It Drink
You Can Lead a Horse to Water but You Can't Make It Drink
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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
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A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss
A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss
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Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread
Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread
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The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword
The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword
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An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure
An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure
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The Road to Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions
The Road to Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions
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Better to Be Safe Than Sorry
Better to Be Safe Than Sorry
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Laugh and the World Laughs With You, Cry and You Cry Alone
Laugh and the World Laughs With You, Cry and You Cry Alone
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What's Good for the Goose Is Good for the Gander
What's Good for the Goose Is Good for the Gander
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Good Fences Make Good Neighbours
Good Fences Make Good Neighbours
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Those Who Live in Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones
Those Who Live in Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones
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Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch
Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch
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The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease
The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease
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Necessity Is the Mother of Invention
Necessity Is the Mother of Invention
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Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Basket
Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Basket
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Don't Put the Cart Before the Horse
Don't Put the Cart Before the Horse
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When It Rains, It Pours
When It Rains, It Pours
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All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy
All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy
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Birds of a Feather Flock Together
Birds of a Feather Flock Together
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A Friend in Need Is a Friend Indeed
A Friend in Need Is a Friend Indeed
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What Goes Up, Must Come Down
What Goes Up, Must Come Down
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Loose Lips Sink Ships
Loose Lips Sink Ships
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Beggars Can't Be Choosers
Beggars Can't Be Choosers
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Blood Is Thicker Than Water
Blood Is Thicker Than Water
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Why Pay for the Cow When You Can Have the Milk for Free
Why Pay for the Cow When You Can Have the Milk for Free
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Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
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The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Fence
The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Fence
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Cut off Your Nose to Spite Your Face
Cut off Your Nose to Spite Your Face
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Many Hands Make Light Work
Many Hands Make Light Work
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Keep Your Friends Close, but Your Enemies Closer.
Keep Your Friends Close, but Your Enemies Closer.
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Old and Wise Beats Young and Stupid
Old and Wise Beats Young and Stupid
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