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Quotes & Proverbs

On this Page you will find quotes and proverbs that I have come across, and have taken a particular liking to. Please have a read through them; I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. If you have a favourite quote or proverb of your own, why not leave it in the guestbook, you never know, the next time you visit this page you might find it here.

On Food

I'd give chocolate up; but I'm no quitter!!!

There is nothing like a good friend, apart from a good friend with chocolate!


Give a child an inch...and he'll think he's a ruler

Trying to keep a house tidy with growing children is like shovelling snow while it's still snowing

Work Ethic

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterwards.
Spanish proverb

Lazy? He used to ride his bike over cobblestones to knock the ash off his cigarette.
Les Dawson

It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure why take the chance.
Ronald Reagan


"The difference between 'involvement' and 'commitment' is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was 'involved' - the pig was 'committed'."
- unknown

"If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me. "
- Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980)

"the early bird may get the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese"
- unknown

"wife who puts husband in doghouse, soon finds him in cathouse"
- unknown

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