The early bird catches the worm. Therefore, it is not advantageous to be an early worm.
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket, unless you hate having both hands full. In that case, if you put all your eggs in one basket you can use one hand for other things, like hailing a taxi to help you carry all those eggs home.
Your guess is as good as mine, unless one of us knows the answer, in which case the other one is screwed.
Actions speak louder than words, unless someone is REALLY shouting.
A penny for your thoughts, unless I don’t care what you are thinking. In that case, forget it. I won’t pay.
Don’t beat around the bush. Bushes have feelings, too.
I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it. If I try to cross a bridge that isn’t there, I’ll look pretty stupid.
Do not cry over spilt milk. Let the cat have it.
Drastic times call for drastic measures – or running away as fast as you can.