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Funny and Wise Proverbs
(Забавные и мудрые пословицы на английском)

War does not determine who is right, war determine who is left.

A bird in the hand is safer than one overhead.

You can lead a fool to wisdom, but you can't make him think.

A Wise Man can see more from the bottom of a well than a Fool can see from the top of a mountain.

You never test the depth of a river with both feet.

Hear and you forget; see and you remember; do and you understand.

The believer is happy. The doubter is wise.

Anger is a condition in which the tongue works faster than the mind.

There are no short cuts to any place worth going.

Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.

A man who thinks too much about his ancestors is like a potato — the best part of him is underground.

A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

Your heart understands what your head cannot yet conceive; trust your heart.

He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

If you are willing to admit faults, you have one less fault to admit.

You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom.

Life is like a sewer... what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

It matters not what you do, as long as you are the best one doing it.

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

It's a great satisfaction knowing that for a brief point in time you made a difference.

In golf as in life it is the follow through that makes the difference.

The fellow who never makes a mistake takes his orders from one who does.

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself.

It is only those who never do anything who never make mistakes.

Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.

Many complain of their looks, but none of their brains.

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.

To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.

Practice makes perfect, but nobody's perfect, so why practice?

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.

Patience will come to those who wait for it.



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