Traditional proverbs made relevant for modern living. All written by first-graders.

h Timing and thrift

z Strike while the . . . bug is close.
z A penny saved is . . . not much.
z You get out of something what you . . . see pictured on the box.

 

h Hope

z The hour is always darkest just before . . . daylight savings time.
z Laugh and the whole world laughs with you. Cry and . . . you have to blow your nose.
z Happy is the bride who . . . gets all the presents.

 

h COuncil against folly

z You can lead a horse to water but . . . how?
z A miss is as good as a . . . mister.
z If you lie down with dogs, you . . . will stink in the morning.
z None are so blind as . . . Helen Keller.
z An idle mind is . . . the best way to relax.

 

h Good living

z No news is . . . impossible.
z The pen is mightier than . . . the pigs.
z Where there's smoke, there's . . . pollution.
z When the blind lead the blind . . . get out of the way.