Adages are quotes, sayings, phrases and advice that are meant to be wise or true. Examples of Adages: .
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. .
A bird in the han…d is worth two in a bush. .
Actions speak louder than words. .
A friend in need is a friend indeed. .
Age is a state of mind, not a measure of time. .
A hungry man is an angry man. .
A penny saved is a penny earned. .
A picture is worth a thousand words. .
A positive life pivots on modesty; the bigger the ego, the greater the insecurity. .
A rising tide lifts all boats. .
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. .
A soft tongue can break hard bones. .
A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down. .
A stitch in time saves nine. .
A verbal agreement is only as good as the paper it is written on. .
A watched pot never boils. .
A woman' work is never done. .
All good things must come to an end. .
All is fair in love and war. .
All that glitters is not gold. .
All's well that ends well. .
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. .
A man who never made a mistake, never made anything. .
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. .
An eye for an eye leaves everybody blind. .
An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. .
An idle mind is the devil's workshop. .
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. .
Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies. .
As you shall sow, so shall you reap. .
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. .
Be careful what you wish for, it may come true! .
Be grateful and repay kindness-this is first; to benefit others is to benefit ourselves. .
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. .
Beauty is only skin deep. .
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone. .
Beggars shouldn't be choosers. .
Believe in yourself. .
Better late than never. .
Better safe than sorry. .
Better slip with foot than tongue. .
Beware of the law of unintended consequences. .
Birds of a feather flock together. .
Blood is thicker than water. .
Brains are better than brawn. .
Build a man a fire and he'll be warm for a day; Set a man on fire and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. .
Can't is quitter too lazy to try. .
Can't never could. .
Children learn what they live. .
Cleanliness is next to Godliness, but around here, it's next to impossible! .
Clothes maketh the man. .
Clothes don't make the man. It's the man that makes the clothes. .
Clothes may disguise a fool, but his voice will give him away. .
Cultivate a big heart, but a small ego. .
Curiosity killed the cat. .
Curiosity killed the cat, satisfaction brought it back. .
Dead men tell no tales. .
Do as I say, not as I do. .
Do not bring a knife to a gun fight. .
Do not judge someone until you have walked a mile in their shoes. .
Don't be afraid to stand up for what is right, even if you're standing alone. .
Don't bite off more than you can chew. .
Don't bite the hand that feeds you. .
Don't count your chickens before they hatch. .
Don't cry over spilt milk. .
Don't judge a book by it's cover. .
Don't pretend to be something you aren't. .
Don't take no for an answer. .
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. .
Do your best and God will do the rest. .
Every cloud has a silver lining. .
Every dog has its day. .
Every man is the architect of his own fortune. .
Everyone is the age of their heart. .
Failure is the path of least persistence. .
Fool me once, shame on you; Fool me twice, shame on me. .
From the fullness of the heart, the mouth speaks. .
Get out while the getting is good. .
Half the truth is often a whole lie. .
Haste makes waste. .
Hay is for horses. .
Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave. .
He who laughs first, laughs last. .
He who laughs last, laughs best. .
His bark is worse than his bite. .
History repeats itself. .
Honesty is the best policy. .
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. .
If the shoe fits, wear it. .
If you break it, you buy it. .
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! .
In for a penny, in for a pound. .
In peace and harmony, seize the promise of today, and live out a fresh tomorrow. .
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt. .
It is better to suffer for truth than to prosper by falsehood. .
It is far easier to start something than to finish it. .
It's never too late. .
It isn't whether you win or lose that counts, it's how you play the game. .
Keep your ears and eyes wide open, but mouth tight shut; be quick with your hands and legs, but slow to spend. .
Knowledge is power. .
Labels are for cans, not people. .
Let sleeping dogs lie. .
Liars need good memories. .
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. .
Look before you leap. .
Luck is when preparation meets opportunity. .
Mistakes are doorways to discovery. .
Money is the root of all evil. .
Nobody is perfect. .
No legacy is as rich as honesty. .
No sin is hidden to the soul. .
Nothing in life is free. .
No time like the present. .
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart. .
One flower makes no garland. .
One good turn deserves another. .
Our needs are few; our wants are many. .
Our value depends not on how long we live, but on how much we contribute. .
Out of the fullness of the heart, the mouth speaks. .
Patience is a virtue. .
Persistence is the key. .
Play the part and you shall become. .
Possession is nine tenths of the law. .
Practice makes perfect. .
Practice what you preach. .
Procrastination is the thief of time. .
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by. .
Smiles open many doors. .
Stop and smell the roses. .
Straight from the horse's mouth. .
Strike while the iron is hot. .
Success has many parents, but failure is an orphan. .
The best things in life are free. .
The clothes make the man. .
The devil looks after his own. .
The early bird gets the worm. .
The grass is always greener on the other side. .
The more the merrier. .
The squeaky wheel gets the grease. .
The truth shall set you free. .
It's better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all. .
The best thing about telling the truth is...you don't have to remember what you said! .
Two heads are better than one. .
The meaning of life lies in serving; the value of life in giving. .
The more the merrier. .
The noble pursue the path, the average pursue their duties, and the misguided pursue fame and fortune. .
The person who gets stuck on petty happiness, will not attain great happiness. .
There are no small parts, only small actors. .
Those content with few desires will never want. .
Those who give selflessly are blessed; those who do good deeds are happy. .
Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas. .
To seek inner peace is to enjoy peace in life; to care for others is to attain happiness. .
To take on anything, one must first be able to let go. .
Two wrongs don't make a right. .
Vanity blossoms but bares no fruit. .
Wake up and smell the coffee. .
We boil at different degrees. .
We'll cross that bridge when you come to it. .
We learn little from victory, much from defeat. .
What doesn't kill you, only makes you stronger. .
What you don't know can't hurt you. .
Where there's a will, there's a way. .
Who has deceived thee as oft as thyself. .
Wise men learn by others' harms; fools by their own. .
You can't have your cake and eat it too. .
You can't teach an old dog new tricks. .
You cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. .
You reap what you sow. .
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