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Proverbs…And Who Originally Said Them (I Think)

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“The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach”:
Thomas B. Aldridge Jr./Renowned Surgeon

” Cleanliness is next to godliness”:
Charles Ventura/Publisher of the failed “Ventura Dictionary”

“First things first”:
Captain Obvious

“Dead men tell no tales”:
Captain Obvious

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”:
Chan Woo, seller of knock-off  designer bags on Canal Street

“Rome wasn’t built in a day”:
Some Roman Dude

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”:
That Same Roman Dude

“If  you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”:
Dwayne Wade, speaking to his private chef,
after finding out he was a Celtics fan

The pen is mightier than the sword”:
Charles Dodsworth, the unlikely winner of a duel in 1873,
using just a quill pen”

 “You can’t get blood out of a stone”:
Dr. Richard Bain, Mick Jagger’s personal physician

 “Man does not live by bread alone”:
Abernathy Boar, founder of Boars Head Deli Meat

 “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing”:
Nobody is quite sure who first said this. What is known, however, is that they were talking about Sarah Palin

 “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”:
Speaker of the House John Boehner, suggesting to the Democrats a cheaper alternative to health care

 “Speak softly and carry a big stick”:
the Dog Whisperer

“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink”:
the Horse Whisperer

“There’s more than one way to skin a cat”:“
the Cat Killer“


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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