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|keep a thing seven years and you'll find a use for it An object that seems useless |
now may be just what you need at some future ... shut afterward, but there are
limits to what even the most tolerant wife will put up with. The proverb was first
recorded in 1738, in Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack. keep your
mouth shut and your ... Variant of this proverb: keep your mouth shut and your
|After you have located such a place, don your bathing suit and plunge in, but don'|
t tor- get when starting, to take a good breath and keep your mouth shut and eyes
open; never cork up your ears, it is poor policy; water will not hurt you ...
|A wise old Oriental proverb says that since men have "two ears and only one |
mouth," they should "listen twice as much as they talk. ... But when you keep your
mouth shut don't forget to keep your ears open, else those who know you will
close their ears when your mouth is open. ... up and tell them what they want to
|""But they refused to pay attention; stubbornly they turned their backs and |
stopped up their ears. " Zechariah 7:11 "For this people's heart has become
calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. ...
Acts 7:55-58a If sarcasm is a snare to you, you should put your hand over your
mouth and not your ears! ... Job 21:5 "If you keep your mouth shut, you will stay
out of trouble.
|Mouth, Mouthful Mouth, Mouthful It is a bold mouse that makes its nest in the cat's |
ear. ... (Yoruban) A shut mouth keeps one out of strife. ... (Spanish) Close your
mouth as you would close a bottle; guard your thoughts as you would a city. ... (
German) He who would close another man's mouth, should first tie up his own.
|Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we |
should hear and see more than we speak. ... Unknown, Source When you are in
it up to your ears, keep your mouth shut - Unknown, Source There is only one
|“Oh. Want me to put thatjar up for you? I'm big. I won't drop it. ... “Well, here |
nobody will ever slap you on the face or head or your ears. Nobody will ever ...
And you won't have to be totally quiet and keep your mouth shut. You can laugh
|What should not be heard by little ears should not be said by big mouths. If you |
are not sure you are right, keep your mouth shut. When you get into deep water,
keep your mouth shut. You can usually dodge a question with a long-winded ...
|"Shut up, Roger," said Captain Flint. "You'll hear if you keep your ears open and |
your mouth shut." "I'd better begin at the beginning," said Peter Duck, "and tell
you how it all come about. You see I'd slipped my cable out of Lowestoft, and
|Interrupting When people are talking in a negotiation (particularly if they are |
responding to a question that you have asked them) then SHUT UP and listen to
them. If you keep your mouth shut and your eyes and ears open then you will
learn a ...