Never enter a revolving door or turnstile in front of someone who is bigger, stronger and faster than you are, unless you want to learn to fly. The meek shall fall to the earth.
Neither a borrower nor a lender be, unless you are the CEO of a bank. In that case, borrow from everybody, lend to a few select people and get richer than most of your depositors.
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, unless it’s not really a rose, in which case it might smell, but not like a rose.
Early to bed and early to rise make a man a morning person.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, except for bad grammar.
If you give a cat fish, he will eat for a day. If you give him the same kind of fish the next day, he will wrinkle his nose and walk away.
A stitch in time is a pain in the ass, especially if you can’t thread the damned needle.