Old proverbial 'sayings'

My head is a repository of all the old sayings my mum used when I was little and they stuck.

I only ever hear people my age (50+) using these now.

It's a shame if their use disappears completely.

I'd be curious to know whether any of the younger members of the forum know/use these.

Please share any you know.

There is a lot of wisdom in these.

A few that spring to mind immediately.

A stitch in time saves nine.

He who hesitates is lost.

Look before you leap.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Jack of all trades, master of none

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

Out of the frying pan, into the fire

Youth is wasted on the young

Kill two birds with one stone.

A bad workman blames his tools

A fool and his money are soon parted

Honesty is the best policy

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Careless talk costs lives

Don't rob Peter to pay Paul

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