Contradictory "Old Sayings" Lead to Total Confusion
Proverbs and quotes are useful, in telling us what to do,
but choosing exactly the right one, is not always easy for you.
FAST OR SLOW?:
He who hesitates is lost, but look before you leap.
Remember to strike when the iron is hot.
Which proverb should we keep?
Slow and steady wins the race.
Remember, also, haste makes waste.
Should you quit while you're ahead?
Perhaps you should've stayed in bed.
Good things come to those who wait,
so we have been told.
Make haste slowly, don't be late,
too late smart, and too soon old.
Always take the road less traveled
(whether it be paved or graveled ),
or straight and narrow, tried and true ,
Might also be the best for you.
Nose to the grindstone, eye on the ball,
A Stiff upper lip, mind open and all,
Remember to keep on walking tall,
But pride often comes before a fall.
Though Silence is golden, you should Speak your mind.
The truth often hurts and is not always kind,
So tell always the truth, though it makes someone cry,
Speak only the truth, but let sleeping dogs lie.
Time or tide does not wait, it flies when you're having fun.
Never put off for tomorrow... Make hay while it's still in the sun.
Patience is a virtue but time is of the essence.
There's No time like the present except if you Marry in haste, you repent at leisure.
So stop and smell the roses . You are what you eat. Save for a rainy day and Seize the day because Today is the first day of the rest of your life and.. there's nothing new under the sun or ...about old sayings.