Friday, November 4, 2011

The World's Greatest Proverbs Pt. 2

It is good to make a bridge of gold to a flying enemy.

Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves.

It takes two to make a bargain.

It never rains but it pours.

If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.

It takes three generations to make a gentleman.

Do not throw pearls to swine.

Don't change horses in mid stream.

What is given to a neighbour is not lost.

There is an exception to every rule.

It is not work that kills, but worry.

A guilty conscience needs no accuser.

You can take a horse to the water, but you can't make him drink.

A slice off a cut loaf isn't missed.

Punctuality is the politeness of princes.

Don't throw out your dirty water until you get in fresh.

The sooner begun, the sooner done.

Lend your money and lose your friend.

It takes two to make a quarrel.

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.