Famous Sayings Are Not Always True & Why
I’d venture the answer here is due to the facts of the human condition, and our inherent, capricious nature as humans.
@KURT17 > can you think of one
Look at our ongoing political situation - we continue to elect crackpots due to our political amnesia. They’ve been placed to GOVERN - to manage what most of us can’t or don’t want to - but they think that they’ve been given some divine right to RULE - and their glaring attempts to hide their incompetence puts the rest of us in dangerous positions. I refer you to George Santayana and Winston Churchill for some irrefutable quotes. Mark Twain provides some zingers, too.
Got side-tracked there - some sayings are misquotes - “Money is the root of all evil”, etc… FYI
I love responding to “you get what you pay for” with…“what if it’s on sale?”
@Blacky: Give us an example.
Sometimes, even the reverse is true: A mind is terrible thing to waste, and a waist is a terrible thing to mind.
@Aaron25 >> FOOLS RUSH IN WHERE WISE MEN FEAR TO TREAD <<
>> the bigger the risk the bigger the gain <<
Knowledge and advancement are sometimes gained thru failure.
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger…not sure on this one. .
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Friedrich Nietzsche
At this point, I should be able to bench press a Buick.
What goes up, must come down. True or False?
How’s about the early bird gets the worm? That’s not true in all cases.
Except bears, bears will kill you.
the man who is his own lawyer has a fool for his client
Your damned if you do and damned if you don’t.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
WOW THEY ARE ALL COMING TO ME NOW.
@Johnnyq60 >> that’s cause that Bird in your hand is helping the helping hand ( gotcha )
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE <<<
not if your a HINDO
How about “FREE!”? Is free advice worth it? Or “Free-just pay shipping and handling” = not free.
False. Example: Inflation.
It’s better to do something then nothing. It just popped in there.