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Many well known proverbs Proverbs, book of the Bible. It is a collection of sayings, many of them moral maxims, in no special order. The teaching is of a practical nature; it does not dwell on the salvation-historical traditions of Israel, but is individual and universal based on the , quotes and expressions have entered out vocabularies in a foreshortened, hence inaccurate, form. I here set the record straight by revealing the original, complete sentences.
You can't see the forest for the trees        have all been cut down.
Clothes make the man                          itchy and sweaty and
stinky underneath.
The customer is always right                  tedious.
One foot in the grave                         one in the frivolous,
                                                that's my philosophy.
Nice guys finish last                         as a courtesy.
Blondes have more fun                         made of them.
How now, brown cow                            who knew bruin coo. [more
                                                interspecies
                                                hanky-panky]
She went for him                              in a big way, so much so
                                                that ...
she went for him                              to the meeting--while he
                                                was out two-timing her!
                                                So ...
she went for him                              with a butcher knife.
A word to the wise is sufficient              but it takes two words to
                                                dismiss a wise guy.
Sorry, I should've known better               ways to hide my mistakes.
Thank God it's Friday                         said Robinson Crusoe,
                                                recovering from a sudden
                                                fright.
Meantime ...                                  back at Greenwich ...
The worm has turned                           into a butterfly!
Practice what you preach                      before a mirror.
Always look on the bright side                of the mirror.
It'll be a cold day in hell ...               after the sun explodes
                                                earth into the near
                                                0[degrees] K of space.
If you pay peanuts you get monkeys            climbing all over you.
                                                [personal experience
                                                in Ball]
The world is my oyster                        I have no other pets or
                                                friends.
A man's reach must exceed his grasp           or there's nothing left
                                                for anyone else!
Everyone is innocent until proved guilty      or disliked.
There but for the grace of God go I           to New Zealand. [Oz joke]
Everything fell in place                      of rising or holding
                                                steady.
The unexpected always happens                 unexpectedly.
You pays your money and takes your choice     of grammar.
A good conscience is a continual feast        impediment.
Nothing costs so much as what is given us     on credit.
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