Timeless wisdom – Old sayings your grandparents used to say

A watched pot never boils.

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.

Every cloud has a silver lining.

When it rains, it pours.

Actions speak louder than words.

A penny saved is a penny earned.

What goes around, comes around.

Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.

The early bird catches the worm.

Don’t bite off more than you can chew.

Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater.

Don’t judge a book by its cover.

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

A stitch in time saves nine.

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

Rome wasn’t built in a day.

You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Don’t cry over spilled milk.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

It’s never too late to learn.

Better to be safe than sorry.

The grass is always greener on the other side.

Laughter is the best medicine.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

Two heads are better than one.

Good things come to those who wait.

Haste makes waste.

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

The squeaky wheel gets the grease.

You can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs.

If the shoe fits, wear it.

Curiosity killed the cat.

Better late than never.

Practice makes perfect.

There’s no smoke without fire.

What’s done is done.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

Money can’t buy happiness.

Silence is golden.

The harder you work, the luckier you get.

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