Usually I have something to say, but this spammy email pretty much says everything for me.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All things come to he who waits. Try not to become a man of success but a man of value. The truth shall set you free, or The truth will set you free. The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.
You can’t free a fish from water. Purely bluster and no substance. Fation is a form of Ugliness, so in-tolerable that we have to alter it every six months. Honey catches more flies than vinegar. This may be attributed to Niccolo Machiavelli. From William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, act II, scene 7, by William Shakespeare
You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. Home is where the heart is. Honey catches more flies than vinegar. If wishes were horses Migs would fly. ‘Well done’ is better than ‘Well said’
Kill two birds with one stone. Nothing succeeds like success. Those who lost dreaming are lost. There’s many a slip ‘twixt the cup and the lip. Christian New Testament Christian New Testament
Jack is as good as his master. If you were born to be shot, you’ll never be hung. A cobbler formed the shape of shoes on a wooden foot shaped last. If it lasted long he was happy Possible Interpretation: All style and no substance. My Son is my Son ’til he takes him a Wife, my Daughter’s my Daughter all her life. Simple things amuse simple minds Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. Don’t take life too seriously; you’ll never get out of it alive As California goes, so goes the nation.
That I have no time for After a storm comes a calm. As California goes, so goes the nation. Beware Greeks bearing gifts
Variant: When the gods want to punish us they answer our prayers. –Oscar Wilde Don’t cross a bridge until you come to it. Possible interpretation: Everyone’s tastes are different. This is often misstated as the proof is in the pudding. When in Rome do as the Romans do. (or more, commonly, just When in Rome…) Alternate: If at first you don’t succeed, perhaps skydiving is not for you. Possible Interpretation: fancy way of saying that we should play as a team and not as individual players.
Same shit, different day. abbreviated SSDD In the Bible, John 8:32. What goes around comes around. Alternate: If something is worth doing, someone will have already done it. Great oaks from little acorns grow. You can’t grease a pig so many times that he can’t be greased one more time.
Interpretation: A flawed article will require a lot of effort to work with Not worth ! you wont get. Make yourself worthy. (Manu MR) Don’t remove winter vests (undergarments) until summer arrives. The head and feet keep warm, the rest will take no harm. Variant: Ornithological specimen of corresponding plumage congregate gregariously
Glazing like a Stat. – [Cornish] Glazing == Staring, Stat == Stoat, so you would be ‘Staring like a Stoat’. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Theakston me, but Theakston my brother and you’ll have God to answer to Alternate: If at first you don’t succeed, give up; it probobly isn’t worth doing There’s no place like home.Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched.
It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission. From the Robert Frost poem ‘Mending Wall’. Never, Never… allow anyone to persuade you to suspend your common sense. You can’t judge a book by its cover. Many a mickle makes a muckle Meaning: Admit it when there is some good in an adversary. Rule #1: Mom is always right. Rule #2: If Mom is wrong, refer to rule #1. Whiskey on beer, never fear. Beer on whiskey, mighty risky.