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 soon than a minute too late" and Aesop's, "Don't believe everything you hear."
One short saying about life comes from writer Oscar Wilde: "I don't want to earn my living; I want to live." In this quote, Wilde suggests that the purpose of life is not churning out productivity in a traditional job; rather, Wilde wants to experience all the things life has to offer.
One example of a short quote about life is, "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years," from Abraham Lincoln. Another example is, "The purpose of our lives is to be happy," by the Dalai Lama.
A short positive quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson is "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." Another positive quote is "Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out" from John Wooden.
Some well-known short love sayings are "'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all" and "You complete me." Other well-known short love sayings that come from movies include "Kiss me as if it were the last time" and "I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to l
There are many well-known short inspirational sayings, including Walt Disney's "If you can dream it, you can do it," and Theodore Roosevelt's "Believe you can and you're halfway there."
Some silly sayings include "Cat got your tongue?" and "See you later, alligator." Other silly sayings include "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater" and "Pleased as punch."
Common sayings for an anniversary include "I will not love you for the rest of your life, but for the rest of my life" and "If I had my life do over I would find you sooner so I could love you longer." Some more humorous quotes are "Being married is like a battle field. You have to prepare yourself
Some witty short sayings are: "Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?" "Whoever said that nothing was impossible never tried slamming a revolving door" and "Man is the only being who cuts trees, makes paper and writes 'SAVE TREES' on it." These sayings provide chuckles along
The saying that provided the name for the M.R. Ducks bar in Ocean City, Md. is "M.R. ducks" with the response "M.R. not." In the dialect of Maryland's eastern shore, this is taken to mean "Them are ducks," and "Them are not," supposedly spoken by two duck hunters.