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Old sayings with a theme 2 ( continuing *nanna8*'s thread)

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Grannmarie Mon 26-Feb-24 12:04:59

Rome

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

Mollygo Mon 26-Feb-24 15:22:21

Romans: Owe nothing to anyone—except for your obligation to love one another.

Obligation

JamesandJon33 Mon 26-Feb-24 18:54:06

The clearest actions come from truth. Not obligation.

Truth

Grannmarie Mon 26-Feb-24 20:05:47

Tell the truth and shame the devil.
Devil.

crazyH Mon 26-Feb-24 20:40:36

Better the devil you know

Better

Ali08 Sat 02-Mar-24 12:05:29

All's better that ends better.

End/s.

Gwyllt Sat 02-Mar-24 14:34:16

Light at the end of the tunnel

Light

Grandyma Sat 02-Mar-24 15:09:59

Don’t hide your light under a bushel

Don’t

Mollygo Sat 02-Mar-24 15:53:14

Don’t give a dose to the one you love most.

Dose

JamesandJon33 Sat 02-Mar-24 16:57:23

She is fine in small doses.

Small

SiobhanSharpe Sat 02-Mar-24 17:04:23

Best presents come in small boxes

Best

crazyH Sat 02-Mar-24 22:15:15

Save the best for last

Last

Gwyllt Sat 02-Mar-24 23:40:12

Save the last dance for me

Dance

Squiffy Sun 03-Mar-24 00:15:22

Dance like no-one is watching.

No-one

biglouis Sun 03-Mar-24 00:36:41

Everyone wants to be a hero, but no one wants to die

Die

Gwyllt Sun 03-Mar-24 08:59:45

To die before one’s time

Time

nanna8 Sun 03-Mar-24 10:47:03

Time’s wingèd chariot, hurrying near

Near

Mollygo Sun 03-Mar-24 11:11:45

Don’t go near the water.

Water

harrysgran Sun 03-Mar-24 12:22:08

Water off a duck's back
Back

biglouis Sun 03-Mar-24 13:08:44

A slap on the back,

Slap

Gwyllt Sun 03-Mar-24 14:43:52

Slap and tickle

Tickle

crazyH Sun 03-Mar-24 20:26:09

That tickles my fancy

Fancy

biglouis Mon 04-Mar-24 10:49:01

A little of what you fancy does you good.

Good

Grandyma Mon 04-Mar-24 10:50:43

Good riddance to bad rubbish

Bad

Grannmarie Mon 04-Mar-24 10:58:01

You've got to take the bad with the good, the rough with the smooth
Rough