First Grade Proverbs

A first grade teacher collected old, well known proverbs. She gave each kid in her class the first half of a proverb, and had them come up with the rest:

  • Better Be Safe Than... Punch A 5th Grader
  • It's Always Darkest Before... Daylight Savings Time
  • Strike While The... Bug Is Close
  • Never Under Estimate The Power Of... Termites
  • You Can Lead A Horse To Water But... How?
  • Don't Bite The Hand That... Looks Dirty
  • No News Is... Impossible
  • A Miss Is As Good As A... Mr.
  • You Can't Teach An Old Dog New... Math
  • If You Lie Down With The Dogs, You'll... Stink In The Morning
  • Love All, Trust... Me
  • The Pen Is Mightier Than The... Pigs
  • An Idle Mind Is... The Best Way To Relax
  • Where There's Smoke, There's... Pollution
  • Happy The Bride Who... Get's All The Presents
  • A Penny Saved Is... Not Much
  • Two's Company, Three's... The Musketeers
  • Don't Put Off Tomorrow What... You Put On To Go To Bed
  • Laugh And The Whole World Laughs With You,
    Cry And... You Have To Blow Your Nose
  • Children Should Be Seen And Not... Spanked Or Grounded
  • If At First You Don't Succeed... Get New Batteries
  • You Get Out Of Something What You... See Pictured On The Box
  • When The Blind Leadeth The Blind... Get Out Of The Way
  • There Is No Fool Like... Aunt Edie

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