wise saying

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And good old Holmes delivered his soul on the walk home of many wise sayings, and, as the song says,
As the wise saying goes 'if you can't say anything good don't say it all' and perhaps it's time brands and celebrities reconsidered their idea of being progressive.
They must always remember the wise saying in the Holy Book, 'A prophet is never recognised in his own home'.
A common but very wise saying we often hear with regard to investing is this: 'Do not put all your eggs in one basket.
There is an old wise saying that if we save one person, it is as if we saved all of mankind.
As the wise saying goes, "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
The truth of this wise saying is shown clearly when this Government's shameful record is compared with the Prime Minister's polished PR spiel.
The wise saying, 'The pen is mightier than sword' was true.
We should always remember the wise saying of a sage and a saint: to drown darkness and evil in an abundance of light and goodness.
HAYDEN PANETTIERE, 23, actress: "THIS world can be so judgmental and so harsh and I love the wise saying, 'Beauty is an opinion not a fact'.
There is a wise saying that parents leave the land to their children - they rent it from children.
He's even apt to tell you a joke or two or toss a wise saying your way when you shake hands after church: "He who laughs last thinks slowest," is one of them.