In today’s world, where it is believed that we should have a social program to right every ill, these old “sayings” have fallen out of fashion. If they still seem reasonable to you, you’re a conservative.
The apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Cream rises to the top.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.
We should never look a gift horse in the mouth.
Half a loaf is better than none.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
A little hard work never hurt anybody.
The best things in life are free.
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