Old Age, Opportunity and Optimism : Proverbs

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Old Age :

  • An old cat laps as a young kitten.

  • An old dog bites sore.

  • An old dog does not bark for nothing.

  • An old fox needs no craft.

  • An old lion is better than a young ass.

  • An old man is a bed full of bones.

  • An old man never wants a tale to tell.

  • An old man's sayings are seldom untrue.

  • An old ox will find shelter for himself.

  • An old poacher makes the best keeper.

  • Old age brings companions with it.

  • Old age comes uncalled.

  • Old men are twice the children.

  • Old people see best in the distance.

  • The old forget. The young don't know.

  • The old man's counsel is half deed.

  • What the old man does is always correct.

  • Opportunity :

  • Opportunity seldom knocks twice.

  • The tide must be taken when it comes.

  • When fortune smiles embrace her.

  • Put out your tubs when it is raining.

  • Strike while the iron is hot.

  • Make hay while the sun shines.

  • Optimism :

  • After a storm comes a calm.

  • He that falls today may rise tomorrow.

  • Nothing so bad but it might have been worse.

  • There is a good time coming.

  • After black clouds, clear weather.

  • A foul morning may turn to a fair day.

  • The longest day has an end.

  • Even the weariest river winds somewhere safe to sea.
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