Favorite Adages

An adage (pronounced /ˈædɨdʒ/), or adagium (Latin), is a short but memorable saying which holds some important fact of experience that is considered true by many people, or that has gained some credibility through its long use.

1. Beggars can’t be choosers

2. Dollars to Donuts

3. killing two birds with one stone

4. going to hell in a handbasket

5. til the cows come home

6. Pennies make dimes and dimes make dollars.

7.Only the good die young.

8.Be careful what you wish for.

9. Never say never.

10. If the shoe fits wear it.

11. If something can’t go on forever one day it will stop

12. if you can’t take the heat get out of the kitchen

13. like a bat out of hell

14. like putting the cart before the horse

15. A rolling stone gathers no moss.

16. A watched pot never boils.

17. One in the hand is worth more than two in the bush.

18. That’s like robbing Peter to pay Paul.

19. The grass is always greener on the other side.

20. Don’t judge a book by its cover.

21. No news is good news.

22. When taking a pill, always read the bottle.

23. Sooner is better than later.

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