American Proverbs


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Two wrongs don't make a right.

The only thing we learn from new elections is we learned nothing from the old.

There are three kinds of people; those that make things happen, those that watch things happen and those who don't know what's happening.

Sooner or later perseverance achieves.

Never swap horses crossing a stream.

Smith and Wesson or a Colt always beat four aces.

Necessity never made a good bargain.

If the shoe fits, wear it.

It doesn't work to leap a twenty-foot chasm in two ten-foot jumps.

We all live downwind.

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

The church bell sometimes does better work than the sermon.

The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater, ennoble it.

If a person's foresight were as good as their hindsight, we would all get somewhere.

If you want to know what God thinks of money, look at the people he gives it to.

Don’t swap horses in midstream.

Everyone lives downstream from someone else.

Don’t bite off more than you can chew.

Actions speak louder than words.

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