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Proverb

There's no fool like an old fool.

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Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): AGE ; Fool ; Old ; Senility ; WISDOM ; YOUTH

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Wisdom:

Wise as an Owl.

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Keyword(s): Owl ; SIMILE ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

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Proverb

What you don't know won't hurt you

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GARDEN CITY

Keyword(s): IGNORANCE ; Insight ; Intelligence ; Knowledge ; WISDOM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

It is wise to risk no more than one can afford to lose.

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Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): Lose ; Loss ; RISK ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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PROVERB

IT IS BETTER TO KEEP THY MOUTH SHUT AND HAVE OTHERS THINK THAT YOU
ARE AN IMBECILE THAN TO OPEN IT AND ERASE ALL DOUBT.

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INFORMANT LEARNED THIS FROM HER TEACHER AT SCHOOL.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Fool ; HUMOR ; Mouth ; PROVERB ; WISDOM

James Callow Keyword(s): PROVERB

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 09-18-1972

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Proverb

Two heads are better than one.

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Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; HEAD ; Knowledge ; Maxim ; NUMBERS ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; WISDOM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

No fool like an old fool.

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

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): AGE ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Fool ; Maxim ; Old ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; WISDOM ; YOUTH

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

We grow old too soon and smart too late.

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Informant was told this by his father in the year 1929.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): AGE ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; Old ; PROVERB ; TIME ; VERSE ; WISDOM ; Wise ; Young

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

He is wise beyond his years.

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Informant heard this remark in school in the year 1927.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): AGE ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; WISDOM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Out of the mouths of babes.

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From - Uncertain.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BABY ; Maxim ; Mouth ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; WISDOM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

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Proverb

Early to bed and early to rise makes you healthy, wealthy and wise.

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Informant was told this by her mother in the year 1920.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Rise ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Early to bed, Early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

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Where learned: HOME ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; Rise ; TIME ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

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Proverb

Early to bed and early to rise make a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

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Original BN [V300] crossed uot. Replaced wtih current classification.

Where learned: NEW YORK ; POUGHKEEPSIE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; Rise ; TIME ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

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Proverb

Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

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My dad told me this when I was a little kid to get me to go to bed.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; Rise ; TIME ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

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Proverb

Early to bed, early to rise / Will make a man helathy, wealthy, and wise.

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Have known it for a long time. Probably heard it from father, Horace.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; Rise ; TIME ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

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Proverb

The Early Man:

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Early ; HEALTH ; Man ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

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James Callow comment:

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

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Rest ; RHYME ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; Rise ; VERSE ; WAKE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Man ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Rise ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Fools rush in, where wise men fear to tread.

Submitter comment:

From memory - traditional

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

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Discretion ; Fool ; Fools ; Forethought ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; PRUDENCE ; RUSH ; Tread ; VERSE ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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