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Advice & Life Lessons

THEY SAID: Beggars can't be choosers

WE SAY: Be thankful for anything you get free
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THEY SAID: Don't count your chickens before they hatch

WE SAY: Don't make assumptions
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THEY SAID: Don't cut off your nose to spite your face!

WE SAY: Think twice about what you're about to do!
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THEY SAID: Don't ever say what you wouldn't do, because you will do everything you said you wouldn't do and a thousand things you never thought of doing.

WE SAY: What it always meant and is just good advice.
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THEY SAID: Don't let it rattle your bones!

WE SAY: Don't let it bother you!
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THEY SAID: Don't look a gift horse in the mouth

WE SAY: Accept gifts graciously
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THEY SAID: Don't make a mountain out of a mole hill!

WE SAY: Don't make so much out of so little!
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THEY SAID: Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

WE SAY: Exercise your options.
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THEY SAID: Don't worry, shit floats.

WE SAY: If it rains, you'll be okay.
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THEY SAID: If that's the worst thing that ever happens to you, you'll be lucky.

WE SAY: Life is full of ups and downs.
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THEY SAID: If the Lord wanted you brown, he'd have started you out that way.

WE SAY: Don't forget to use sunscreen!
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THEY SAID: If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride.

WE SAY: Don't just wish for something, go out and get it.
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THEY SAID: If you were born to be shot, you'll never drown.

WE SAY: Don't worry about things you can't change.
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THEY SAID: It's better to be a ___ than married to one.

WE SAY: Those poor inlaw's who married into our family.
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THEY SAID: It's six-a-one, half dozen of the other

WE SAY: It doesn't matter, either option is fine.
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THEY SAID: Just because you have a crack in your ass it doesn't make you crippled! (Pittsburgh, PA)

WE SAY: Get up and get it yourself.
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THEY SAID: Keep oaring.

WE SAY: Keep on trying, persevere, endure, steady on.
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THEY SAID: Nothing beats a try but a failure

WE SAY: Try and try again
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THEY SAID: Pretty is as pretty does.

WE SAY: No matter how pretty (or handsome) you are, if you act ugly people think of you as ugly
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THEY SAID: Stay cool but don't freeze!

WE SAY: Everything in moderation.
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THEY SAID: That's life in the putty knife factory.

WE SAY: Things don't always turn out the way we want.
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THEY SAID: The more you stir the old turd, the more it stinks.

WE SAY: The more you keep gossiping or fighting, the bigger the trouble gets.
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THEY SAID: The new broom sweeps right.

WE SAY: A new thing is always good at first, but lets wait and see how it turns out.
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THEY SAID: The only way to get on your feet, is to get off your ass.

WE SAY: Be assertive; you have to make it happen.
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THEY SAID: The road to hell is paved with good intentions

WE SAY: You should have done that when you were told to do it
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THEY SAID: The sun don't shine up one dog's ass all the time.

WE SAY: Sooner or later everyone has their day!!
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THEY SAID: There is a reasonable explanation for everything.

WE SAY: I don't know.
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THEY SAID: There's more than one way to skin a cat.

WE SAY: More than one way to do something (like skin a catfish).
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THEY SAID: There is more ways than one to choke a hound.

WE SAY: There is more than one solution to a problem.
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THEY SAID: Trials are proofs of God's care.

WE SAY: Sorry about that but there is nothing that you or I can do.
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THEY SAID: Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.

WE SAY: Don't be wasteful.
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THEY SAID: We grow too soon old and too late smart.

WE SAY: Wisdom comes only with age.
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THEY SAID: We'll cross that bridge when we come to it.

WE SAY: Don't worry about that now; one step at a time.
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THEY SAID: What came first? The chicken or the egg?.

WE SAY: It's one of life's mysteries.
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THEY SAID: What goes 'round, comes 'round.

WE SAY: If you do something wrong, it'll probably come back to haunt you.
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THEY SAID: When you gotta go, you gotta go, and if you don't go when you gotta go, when you do go, you might find out you already went.

WE SAY: The bathroom is over there.
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THEY SAID: Where you tend a rose, a thistle cannot grow.

WE SAY: Be nice!
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THEY SAID: Why buy the cow when you can get the milk free?

WE SAY: Why pay for something that's free?
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THEY SAID: You are barkin' up the wrong tree!

WE SAY: You aren't looking in the right place.
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THEY SAID: You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.

WE SAY: There's only so much we can do.
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THEY SAID: You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear

WE SAY: What is meant to be will be.
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THEY SAID: You'll have to pay the piper!

WE SAY: You play - you pay!
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THEY SAID: You're not the Lone Ranger.

WE SAY: You're not alone.
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