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A bird in the hand is dead.
A rolling stone gathers momentum.
Fools rush in and get the best seats.
If the shoe fits, get another one just like it.
Lead me not into temptation – I can find my own way.
Learn to laugh at yourself, we certainly have.
Madness takes its toll. Please have exact change.
Never test the depth of the water with both feet.
One man's meat is another man's poisson.
Rock is dead - long live paper and scissors.
Some of the most well-trodden roads lead nowhere.
Some things date very quickly.
Talk is cheap, but thought is free.
The early bird catches the 8.14.
The grass is always greener on the side that’s watered.
The old days have a habit of lingering on.
The wages of sin is death - but the working conditions are good.
The way to a man's stomach is through his mouth.
Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't.
To err is human, to forgive is human.
We need not love the highest when we see it.
Where there’s smoke there’s smoke.
You can add “Klingon proverb” to any saying.
You can take a horse to water but a pencil must be lead.
 
 
Perverted Proverbs

A bird in the hand is worth two in Shepherd's Bush.
A stitch in Time stops the pages falling out.
Ars longa, Vita Sackville West.
Crossmaglen and hope to die.
Henley Ness is next to Godley Ness.
I come to Bury St. Edmunds, not to praise him.
It's no use crying over Split milk.
Per ardua ad Aspreys.
Publish it not in Gath, you'll never collect a penny in royalties. (Kenneth Williams)
Sic transit Gloria Swanson.
Store up not treasure for yourself in Erith.
There’s no place like Hove.