View Full Version : Half your wood and half your hay, You should have on Candlemas Day---or Old sayings

11-12-2012, 03:58 PM
Here's an old saying -- "Half your wood and half your hay, You should have on Candlemas Day."
February 2nd
Or are you set for winter?

Y'all have any other old saying?

11-12-2012, 05:21 PM
Early to bed early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise. If you get the proper amount of sleep your body functions better and so does your mind so you can work harder to make more. At least that used to be true in this country.

11-12-2012, 05:27 PM
"The early bird gets the worm........But....."The second mouse gets the cheese"

11-12-2012, 05:49 PM
"Take this remark from Richard poor and lame, what ever begins in anger ends in shame"
-Ben Franklin

One that always stuck with me.

11-12-2012, 07:33 PM
Red sky in the morning, sailer take warning. Red sky at night, Sailer's delight. Have no idea where or when this first got started but, it's often very true.


11-12-2012, 08:42 PM
You are correct, very often they ARE true.....

11-13-2012, 02:49 AM
There was a girl from Nantucket..wait, that's not the same kinda thing.

11-13-2012, 08:20 AM
Nature has given man two ears and one mouth that he might listen twice as much as he speaks. - Epictetus

11-13-2012, 09:44 AM
Whoever wins the war gets to write the history.

11-13-2012, 03:40 PM
And the winner get to tell the loser what to do......so in light of that...wait....Oh never mind.

11-14-2012, 05:38 AM
rite with ever-sharp.

Power Giant
11-14-2012, 01:34 PM
Birds of a feather flock together

11-17-2012, 01:44 AM
"It ain't the biggest dog in the fight, it's the biggest fight in the dog."


11-17-2012, 11:01 AM
If you can't run with the big dogs, stay on the porch.
(one of my all time favorites)

Power Giant
11-17-2012, 12:30 PM
Obvious one: "If you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen." Bess Truman

11-17-2012, 05:53 PM
Keeping with B's dog theme.....If you ain't the lead dog, the view never changes.

Power Giant
11-19-2012, 05:10 PM
There's gonna be frost on the pumpkin

11-19-2012, 09:23 PM
Don't burn your fire to high, or too early, the night is long and cold.......a save a green stick to toss in when you turn in.....so as to have something to get it going with in the morning.