A bad workman blames his tools
--> Give a man a sausage to drill a hole - and listen to him moaning!
Treat others as you would want them to treat you
--> If i grew up fighting in a wartorn country, i might think poverty and murder was the norm
--> I'd therefore expect you to try murder me - and me to try and murder you!
A friend in need is a friend indeed
--> This friend might be a shark and once you help him - he might turn on you. What sort of friend is that? Indeed!
A rolling stone gathers no moss
--> A sitting target, is a sitting target! - A rolling stone, is a moving target! Moss can be gathered in this case.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
--> Its better than watching Eastenders!
Beauty is only skin deep
--> Not if it is totally rotten!
First come, first served
--> No good, if you are waiting for a Mac Donalds ~Happy Meal!
Honesty is the best policy
--> Only if the person you are being honest with - is ready to accept the truth!
Out of sight, out of mind.
--> Not if you work in security!
Practice makes perfect.
--> Not if you are a politician
The pen is mightier than the sword
--> Not if the enemy is about to chop your head off
A cat has nine lives
--> Not if he has already used eight lives
A little learning is a dangerous thing
--> Depends which little thing you are learning.