Proverbs, Prudence, Public,
Punctuality and Pursuit
Key-Words Based Proverbs
A proverb is the wit of one and the wisdom of many.
Proverbs cannot be contradicted.
Common proverb seldom lies.
The proverbs cannot be bettered.
Proverbs are the children of experience.
To lay up for a rainy day.
A fox counts hen in her sleep.
People who live in glasshouses must not throw stones.
Public memory is short.
Officials are the servants of the public.
The public be damned.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Who comes late, lodges ill.
Late was often lucky.
The last suitor wins the maid.
Early sow, early mow?
Sooner begun, sooner done.
The early bird catches the worm.
Punctuality is the soul of business.
Napoleon lost war because he was late by five minutes.
Pursuits become habits.
The pursuit of perfection is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
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