Adage Quotes : Adage Sayings In Life

These adage quotes will inspire you. Adage a proverb or short statement expressing a general truth.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging adage quotes, adage sayings, and adage proverbs.

Best Adage Quotes

  1. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  2. “A fool and his money are soon elected.” ~ Will Rogers
  3. “Never look a gift horse in the mouth.” ~ John Heywood
  4. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  5. “I’ve always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.” ~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth
  6. “An ancient adage warns, “Never go to sea with two chronometers; take one or three.”” ~ Fred Brooks
  7. “My grandmother, who passed away at the beginning of November, had a core adage in her life that life is not about what happens to you but about what you do with what happens to you. She recently had been cajoling me and challenging me to do more with my life. To lead more of a purposefully public life.” ~ Chelsea Clinton
  8. “ADAGE, n. Boned wisdom for weak teeth.” ~ Ambrose Bierce

  9. “A fool and his money are soon parted. – Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry.” ~ Thomas Tusser , Adage quotes money
  10. “A fool and his money are soon married.” ~ Carolyn Wells
  11. “Two heads are better than one.” ~ Unknown
  12. “Many hands make light work.” ~ John Heywood

  13. “Make hay while the sun shines.” ~ John Heywood
  14. “Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.” ~ Aesop
  15. “You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be led.” ~ Stan Laurel
  16. “A fool and his money are soon partying.” ~ Steven Wright

  17. “The lack of money is the root of all evil.” ~ Mark Twain
  18. “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
  19. “I hope telling stories though ‘Making a Difference’ – as in my academic work and nonprofit work – will help me to live my grandmother’s adage of ‘Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you do with what happens to you.'” ~ Chelsea Clinton
  20. “May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong, may you stay forever young.” ~ Bob Dylan

  21. “The old adage that you shouldn’t change a winning team doesn’t apply in modern international football because managers have to study the opposition and pick players who exploit their weaknesses.” ~ Glenn Hoddle
  22. “I really subscribe to that old adage that you should never let the audience get ahead of you for a second. So if the film’s abrasive and wrongfoots people then, y’know, that’s great. But I hope it involves an audience.” ~ Paul Thomas Anderson
  23. “Regardless of the difficulties we may face individually, in our families, in our communities and in our nation, the old adage is still true – you can make excuses or you can make progress, but you cannot make both! The America I know doesn’t make excuses.” ~ Mia Love
  24. “There’s an adage that a lot of coaches have, that I completely disagree with, is if you make the Olympic team too early you become complacent.” ~ Natalie Coughlin

  25. “Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.” ~ Bob Marley
  26. “Waiting for wisdom to open the cage, we forged in the fires of the innocent age.” ~ Dan Fogelberg
  27. “As the adage goes, ‘fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me’… It’s time for patriots everywhere to rally together again and take back America.” ~ Chuck Norris
  28. “Do not put all your eggs in one basket.” ~ Warren Buffett

  29. “Charity is suppose to cover up for a multitude of sins.” ~ Bob Dylan
  30. “A pretty face, don’t make a pretty heart.” ~ Robert Palmer
  31. “Armchair warriors often fail.” ~ Don Henley
  32. “Cheap is small and not too steep, best of all cheap is cheap.” ~ Ray Davies

  33. “Balance the cost of the soul you lost with the dreams you lightly sold.” ~ Dan Fogelberg
  34. “I never stopped being attracted to women. Bisexuality is misunderstood; the adage is that you’re either straight or gay or lying, but that’s not my experience. To call me anything other than bisexual would be inaccurate.” ~ Clive Davis
  35. “Don’t lie, then you can look the whole world in the eye.” ~ Michael Peterson
  36. “Break the chains in our brains that make us fear.” ~ Tupac Shakur

  37. “Catch up with your past, before it catches up with you.” ~ Robert Palmer
  38. “Bury the hatchet, but leave the handle sticking out.” ~ Garth Brooks
  39. “Be calm in the face of all common disgraces.” ~ Gordon Lightfoot
  40. “Another lesson about a naive fool who came to Babylon, and found out that the pie don’t taste so sweet.” ~ Dwight Yoakam

  41. “Anger destroys your soul.” ~ Marvin Gaye
  42. “All things must pass, all things must pass away.” ~ George Harrison
  43. “An unfulfilled life makes a hard man.” ~ Bruce Springsteen
  44. “An angry man can only get so far until he reconciles the way he thinks.” ~ Don Henley

  45. “A woman with a mind, a body with a soul. A heart full of love, that won’t let go.” ~ Mindy McCready
  46. “A taste of honey is worse than none at all.” ~ Smokey Robinson
  47. “Bridges are meant for burning, when the people and memories they join aren’t the same.” ~ Jim Croce
  48. “Down the ancient corridors through the gates of time, run the ghosts of dreams that we have left behind.” ~ Dan Fogelberg

  49. “Dreams die hard and we watch them erode, but we cannot be denied the fire inside.” ~ Bob Seger
  50. “The only real person you need to know is you.” ~ Alice Cooper
  51. “The major ingredient of any recipe for fear is the unknown.” ~ Michael Jackson
  52. “The hurt of a love that is lost has no cure but the love of another heart.” ~ Christopher Cross

  53. “The hurt gets worse as the heart grows harder.” ~ Warren Zevon
  54. “The house you live in will never fall down, if you pity the stranger who stands at your door.” ~ Gordon Lightfoot
  55. “The heart says what only the heart knows.” ~ Lou Reed
  56. “The fish who keeps on swimming is the first to chill upstream.” ~ Nick Hexum

  57. “The fight to make ends meet, keeps a man upon his feet.” ~ Robert Palmer
  58. “The facts don’t always reveal the truth, but the truth always reveals the facts.” ~ Pete Townshend
  59. “The destructive power of a lie is stronger than the truth.” ~ Henry Rollins
  60. “Take a lesson from the trees, watch the way they bend with each breeze, little victories.” ~ Bob Seger

  61. “Stealing is a lazy man’s way. Something for nothing, leaves you hell to pay.” ~ Michael Peterson
  62. “Stay free of petty jealousies, live by no man’s code, and hold your judgment for yourself, lest you wind up on this road.” ~ Bob Dylan
  63. “The same rain that drowns the rat will grow the hay.” ~ Amy Grant

  64. “The soul needs attention like the body needs to breath.” ~ Ray Davies
  65. “The walls of pride are high and wide, can’t see over to the other side.” ~ Bob Dylan

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