The Latin proverb, "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush" and the Roman proverb, "Better late than never" are examples of wise old sayings. Other old wise sayings are William Shakespeare's, "Better three hours soo... More »

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Some old time sayings are, "Wisdom is to live in the present, plan for the future and profit from the past," "You have to take the bitter with the sweet," and "Out of sight, out of mind." A saying may come from many sour... More »

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A funny saying about old age is, "As you get older, three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two." This quote comes from Sir Norman Wisdom, an English actor, comedian and singer-... More »

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One example of a humorous sarcastic saying is, "If you're having trouble laughing at yourself, I have no problem doing it for you." Another example is, "Oh, I have had an amazing night," followed by a pause and then, "Ho... More »

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Worldly Wise 3000 is a kindergarten through 12th grade reading program published by EPS Literacy and Intervention, a publishing company with a long history of providing materials intended to reach students that are both ... More »

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One example of a quote that has the potential to be life changing is, "You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take" by Wayne Gretzky. Another example is, "The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continual... More »

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One example of a traditional southern saying is "speckled pup in a red wagon," which is a way to refer to something that is cute. Another example is "argue with a fence post," which is a reference to stubbornness. More »

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