Proverbs From the Young

The following proverbs were collected by a first grade teacher over the year. She gave her classes part of an old proverb and let them fill in the rest.

As you shall make your bed so shall you...mess it up.

Better be safe than...punch a 5th grader.

Strike while the...bug is close.

It's always darkest before...daylight savings time.

Never underestimate the power of...termites.

You can lead a horse to water but.. how?

Don't bite the hand that...looks dirty.

No news is...impossible.

A miss is as good as a...Mr.

You can't teach an old dog new...math.

If you lie down with the dogs, you'll...stink in the morning.

Love all, trust.. me

The pen is mightier than the...pigs.

An idle mind is...the best way to relax.

Where there's smoke, there's...pollution.

Happy the bride who...gets all the presents!

A penny saved is...not much.

Two's company, three's...the Musketeers.

Don't put off tomorrow put on to go to bed.

Laugh and the whole world laughs with you, cry have to blow your nose.

None are so blind as...Helen Keller.

Children should be seen and not...spanked or grounded.

If at first you don't succeed...get new batteries.

You get out of something what you...see pictured on the box.

When the blind leadeth the blind...get out of the way.

There is no fool like...Aunt Eddie.

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