Philosophers of the Future

A 1st grade teacher put together a list of popular proverbs. She then gave each kid in the class the first part of the proverb, and asked them to finish it. Here’s what the smartie pants came up with:

Better to be safe than… punch a 5th grader.

Strike while the… bug is close.

Don’t bite the hand that… looks dirty.

No news is… impossible.

A miss is as good as a… Mr.

You can’t teach an old dog… math.

If you lie down with dogs, you… will stink in the morning.

Love all, trust… me.

An idle mind is… the best way to relax.

Where there is smoke, there’s… pollution.

Happy is the bride who… gets all the presents.

A penny saved is… not much.

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 lead the blind… get out of the way.

Don’t count your chickens….because you gotta eat one.