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PROVERB

DON'T GET YOUR TOGA IN A KNOT.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; IMPATIENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 00-00-1962

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PROVERB

DON'T RACE YOUR MOTOR.

Submitter comment: FROM UNCERTAIN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; AUTOMOBILE ; IMPATIENCE

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1964

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

THE FUTURE BELONGS TO HIM WHO KNOWS HOW TO WAIT.

Keyword(s): PATIENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1969

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PROVERB

KEEP YOUR SHIRT ON.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Keyword(s): PATIENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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NOT GIVEN

ROME WASN'T BUILT IN A DAY.

Where learned: NASHVILLE ; TENNESSEE, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): PATIENCE TIME

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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Proverb

He who laughs last laughs best.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

KW: PPP

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): Laugh ; Laughter ; Maxim ; PATIENCE ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

He that can have patience can have what he will.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V200] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): PATIENCE ; Reward ; Virtue

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

He who laughs last, laughs best.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [O400] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): Laugh ; Laughter ; PATIENCE ; Reward ; Virtue

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverbial Maxim

He who hesitates is lost.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Keyword(s): ACTION ; Hesitation ; PATIENCE ; PUNISHMENT ; Reward

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Last Laugh:

He who laughs last, laughs best.

Submitter comment:

Heard this in Grade School

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Keyword(s): Laugh ; Laughter ; PATIENCE ; REVENGE ; Reward

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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PROVERB

LITTLE STROKES FELL GREAT OAKS.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; RENO HALL

Keyword(s): Chop ; Cut ; Oak ; PATIENCE ; PERSEVERANCE ; Tree

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-21-1968

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Proverb

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Chop ; Cut ; Oak ; PATIENCE ; PERSEVERANCE ; Tree

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Proverbial Metaphor:

Every dog has its day.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

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KW: ALX,X4X

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; Day ; DOG ; PATIENCE ; Reward

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Time and tide wait for no man.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): PATIENCE ; PROCRASTINATION ; Tide ; TIME

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Time is an herb that cures all diseases

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V200] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): CURE ; DISEASE ; Herb ; PATIENCE ; PREVENTION ; REMEDY ; TIME

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Time waits for no man

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PATIENCE ; PROCRASTINATION ; TIME

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

watch pot never boils.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

A?? watch ed??  pot never boils

Original BN [V600] crossed out. replaced with current classifications.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): Boil ; METAPHOR ; PATIENCE ; Pot ; View ; Watch ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched pot never boils.

Submitter comment:

The informant learned this when she was a young girl in Chicago about 1910. She said it to me as I was looking out the window waiting for someone to come.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: PORT LAMBTON

Keyword(s): Boil ; PATIENCE ; Pot ; Watch ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched pot never boils.

Submitter comment:

Learned from her mother

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Keyword(s): Boil ; PATIENCE ; Pot ; Watch ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched pot never boils

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): BOILS ; PATIENCE ; Pot ; Watch ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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