A penny saved is a penny that will eventually be lost between the couch cushions.
Spare the rod and spoil the piston.
A lie can go around the world while the truth is still deciding whether a nice pair of slacks would be better than that green skirt she bought on sale at Target, or whether she should just go naked as usual.
The early bird gets the worm and begins to have serious doubts about her career choice.
Pride goeth before a fall into a cake. (Source: Mack Sennett.)
It takes a village to make a child into a provincial hick.
The acorn doesn’t fall far from the squirrel.
Red at night,
Red in the morning,
Red at noon,
Ship is probably on fire and you might want to do something about that.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, three in the tree, sixteen in the sky, and forty-five in the field guide on the desk.