Don't shut the barn door after the horse is gone. Strike while the iron is hot. Paddle your own ... Mouth is in gear, brain is in neutral Nor pot to piss out in. (variant of neither a pot to piss in nor a window to throw it out.)
A penny saved is very grateful. He who laughs last, thinks slowest. Vengeance is mine, thus sayeth the Lord. A fox smells its own lair first. and A fox smells its own stink first Alternative: Who will act as gatekeeper to the gatekeepers? We are all in this together.
Nice guys finish last. People who live in glass houses shouldn't play golf. Better the devil you know than the devil you don't. Alternative: Treat 'im rough, you get you muff.--Ali G If you can't beat them, join them. Example: When our car ran out of gas, we were up a creek without a paddle. Alternative: A watched pot never boils. Nothing succeeds like success. Life's a Witch and then you fly.
He that knows does not speak, He that speaks does not know. Those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. One man's junk is another man's treasure. Penny wise, pound foolish.
A pot of milk is ruined by a drop of poison. Possible Interpretation: All style and no substance. Up a creek without a paddle. Alternate: If at first you don't succeed, perhaps skydiving is not for you. No gain without pain. Time is money. Beauty is only skin deep, but ugliness goes straight to the bone.
The one who dies with the most toys, still dies. Possible Interpretation: A rhyme to remember how to avoid a hangover. No pain, no gain. Possible Interpretation: Here talks means carries weight, in the sense that it is influential. Rules are made to be broken. Measure twice, cut once.
You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs. From Occam's Razor where the simplest explanation is the most likely. History never repeats itself, but it does rhyme. - Mark Twain It's the squeaky wheel that gets the grease. All hat and no cowboy. Rule #1: Dad is always right. Rule #2: If dad is wrong, refer to rule #1. There's always a deep breath before a plunge. Rule #1: Dad is always right. Rule #2: If dad is wrong, refer to rule #1.
Zebras aren't black and white, they are white and black. Rule #1: Dad is always right. Rule #2: If dad is wrong, refer to rule #1. The way to a man's heart is through his stomach (attributed to Ania Ras, Poland) Love blinds, but who needs eyes to see clearly. - John Parry It's the empty can that makes the most noise. Sex is not the answer, Sex is the question, yes is the answer.
From William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar He who dies with the most toys is nevertheless still dead. There's always a calm before a storm.--Shanth Advice when most needed is least heeded. Alternative: Who shall guard the guards themselves? When the cat's away, the mice will play. Out of sight... Out of mind It's better to give than to receive.