Sayings

Phil Shaw - http://okshaw.com

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A

"One bad apple doesn't make a bad barrel."

B

"Beggars can't be choosers."

"The best is enemy of the good."

"Save the best til last."

"Make the best of a bad situation."

"Don't bite the hand that feeds you."

"Blood's thicker than water."

"Bloom where you're planted."

"We'll cross that bridge when we get to it."

"If it's not broke, don't fix it."

C

"While the cat's away, the mice will play."

D

"United we stand, divided we fall."

"Divide and conquer."

"Do as I say, not as I do."

"If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, chances are it's a duck."

E

"Don't put all your eggs in one basket."

"You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs."

"The enemy of my enemy is my friend."

"Evil thrives when good men do nothing."

F

"You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar."

G

"Give as good as you get."

"The grass is always greener on the other side."

"If you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans."

H

"Hard cases make bad law."

"Heads I win, tails you lose."

"If you haven't got a personality, get a hat."

"Home is where they have to take you in."

"Don't look a gift horse in the mouth."

"You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink."

I

"Idle hands are the Devil's workshop."

"Ignorance of the law is no excuse."

"May you live in interesting times."

J

"Justice delayed is justice denied."

K

"A little knowledge is a dangerous thing."

L

"In the law, if you don't have the facts, argue the law. If you don't have the law, attack the prosecution."

"Lose mondy on every sale, and make up for it in volume."

M

"Marry in haste, repent in leisure."

"Might makes right."

"Don't throw good money after bad."

"Put your money where your mouth is."

N

"Nature abhors a vacuum."

O

"One man, one vote, once."

P

"The pen is mightier than the sword."

"Physician, heal thyself."

"Don't buy a pig in a poke."

"He who pays the piper calls the tune."

"Never try to teach a pig to dance. He won't learn, and you'll both be unhappy."

"A place for everything, and everything in its place."

"Politics ends at the water's edge."

"Politics makes strange bedfellows."

"Practise what you preach."

"Practise makes perfect."

"If someone promises you something more than 6 months away, they're lying."

Q
R
S

"Better safe than sorry."

"Scratch where it itches, not where it looks best."

"Shake it more than twice and you're playing with it."

"Out of sight, out of mind."

"Small strokes fell great oaks."

"Where there's smoke there's fire."

"The squeaky wheel gets the grease."

"Don't sell the steak, sell the sizzle."

"Sticks & stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me."

T

"Talk is cheap."

"Truth is the first casualty of war."

U

"United we stand, divided we fall."

"Divide and conquer."

"Use it or lose it."

V
"Victory has a thousand fathers, defeat is an orphan."
W

"Be careful what you wish for. You may be so unfortunate as to get it."

"Don't make it worse."

"War is too important to leave to generals."

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