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Subject: Kid's Proverbs

A fifth grade teacher collected well known proverbs. She gave each child in her class the first half of a proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. Their insight may surprise you.

Better to be safe than
  Punch a 5th grader

Strike while the
  Bug is close

It's always darkest before
  Daylight Savings Time

Never underestimate the power of

You can lead a horse to water but

Don't bite the hand that
  looks dirty

No news is

A miss is as good as a

You can't teach an old dog new

If you lie down with dogs, you'll
  stink in the morning

Love all, trust

The pen is mightier than the

An idle mind is
  The best way to relax

Where there's smoke there's

Happy the bride who
  gets all the presents

A penny saved is
  not much

Two's company, three's
  the Musketeers

Don't put off till 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

None are so blind as
  Stevie Wonder

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

And the favorite

Better late than

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