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Funny Proverbs - Read-smile-share

Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 1:09 pm
by dilip
Wise Men
  • A bad excuse is better than none.
    (Spanish)
  • A believable lie is better
    than a stupid fact.
    (Italian)
  • A closed mouth catches no flies.
    (Italian)
  • After all is said and done, more is
    said than done.
    (Anon)
  • Good advice is often annoying,
    bad advice never.
    (French)
  • He who gossips to you will
    gossip about you.
    (Turkish)
  • The difference between
    genius and stupidity is that
    genius has its limits.
    (Anon)
  • You have two ears
    and one mouth.
    It is best to use
    them in that
    proportion.
    (Anon)

Cowardice
A coward will always
think with his legs.
(Anon)
An old rat is a brave rat.
(French)
It is easy to be brave
from a distance.
(Native American)

All things come to those
who wait . . . but the best things
will be taken by those who
get there first.

Minds are like
parachutes: they only
work when open.
(Anon)
42% of all statistics are made up.

The absent are always wrong. (English)

Always remember: you’re unique. - Just like everyone else. (Anon)

A clean house is the sign of a -- misspent life. (Anon)

Boredom is the price you pay for
staying out of trouble.

Discipline is making the choice
between what you want now and
what you want most.
(Anon)

Experience is a comb
nature gives to men
when they are bald.
(Eastern)

He who smiles in a crisis has found
someone to blame.
(Anon)

If you really want to do
something, you’ll find a way; if you
don’t, you’ll find an excuse.
(Anon)

If you want to be heard,
speak up. If you want
to be seen, stand up. If you
want to be appreciated,
Just shut up.

Sometimes the light
at the end of the
tunnel really is an
oncoming train.

Make sure you are not
irreplaceable: if you can’t be
replaced, you can’t be promoted.
(Anon)