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47 Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs To Succeed Today

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Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs To Succeed Today

Do you miss the old sayings that your grandparents or someone older would say to you time to time?


Words that made us think about life at an early age, and still stick in our heads today. People that lived before us have experience, that is passed on to generations, in the form of words of wisdom.


Great advises that we need to bring back! Well I know you may be asking "what's new about them"? Understand that some sayings and proverbs are timeless.


What are you waiting? Use them to better understand life and become better.


Yes you can still apply them today, let them be the ignition for your journey to succeed.


Without further ado, here's our selection of the best old sayings that can help you succeed today!


47 Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs To Succeed 


Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Any job worth doing is worth doing well."
Old saying meaning today: Put 100% effort in anything you do. Your mental approach to your job dictates the outcomes you'll receive. If half of your day consists of that job, make yourself a favor and do the work in the best possible way you can. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "When the going gets tough, the tough get going."
Old saying meaning today:  We know, you're going trough some hard times, who isn't? It's not the circumstances that should define us, but how you react to them. Therefore, if things are hard, you should be harder. You need it to overcome life challenges, no better way than to be strong and tough in your approach. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Leave no stone unturned."
Old saying meaning today: Today we have  so many options, that we forget this simple advise. Try everything you can to achieve your goals. Don't live with the regret of not "turning that stone" and see what was underneath. If you're constantly quitting one thing for the other, you won't reach your goals period. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Hope for the best, prepare for the worst."
Old saying meaning today:  So meaningful for today's world, we don't know what's coming. All we know is that the world changes in an unpredictable way from time to time. Best thing you can do is to prepare for anything and hope that things work out for the best.


Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Actions speak louder than words."
Old saying meaning today: Yup, you can talk a good game but if it's just talk and no execution, nothing will change. Social media posting is cool and all that, but if behind that isn't a solid game of doing the actions you have to do, your life won't change. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Two wrongs don't make a right."
Old saying meaning today:  If someone has harm you, by doing the same to them, you won't make things right, on the contrary, things will remain bad. So revenge becomes pointless. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."
Old saying meaning today: There is no universal meaning for beauty, it all depends on who is looking. If they told you're not beautiful, don't let that affect you. Someone will find you attractive for sure.

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "There's no such thing as a free lunch."
Old saying meaning today: Look around in the internet, free offers from everywhere, free e-books, free money from home, free job offers, etc. But you know like I know, there is always a catch behind them. Some consequence, that it will cost you something, don't believe in it.

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Better late than never."
Old saying meaning today: Yes, better do something, than to never do it. Better apologize to someone than never apologizing at all. It doesn't matter if you do it late, what matters is that you do it. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Easy come, easy go."
Old saying meaning today: What's easy to come it will be easy to go also. Instant fame will end, instant fortune will end, instant jobs will end also. So don't believe the hype, stay focused and grounded. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer."
Old saying meaning today: Know your enemy better than you know your friends, that way you'll know what they are thinking and be 2 moves ahead of them.

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Better safe than sorry."
Old saying meaning today: Safety comes first in many issues of life. You might regret later if you are reckless. So the best way to avoid being sorry, is to be safe before anything happens. Play it safe. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Business before pleasure."
Old saying meaning today: Going to party after being all day doing nothing? That's a no no, do yourself a favor and play the reward system. You're only allowed to celebrate after you did something valid. Work before play, work hard first and then you can go play hard.

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "The early bird catches the worm."
Old saying meaning today: While you're sleeping your competitor is already working, he'll succeed first because he manages time better. If you want to reach your dreams, you need to compete, be a early riser, work more than your competition. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "The pen is mightier than the sword."
Old saying meaning today: The intellect wins battles that violence won't. Forcing people to do things it's not the way to go, while writing and creating new ideas is the way to move people. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Fortune favors the bold."
Old saying meaning today: If you want to be successful, you need to be brave and determined, to chase your dreams and goals. Fortune will favor you if you do so. While the ones who don't risk nothing, won't be favored. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Beggars can't be choosers."
Old saying meaning today: You can ask things to people, but you have to accept whatever they're willing to give you. So you can't chose, you have to take what they give you. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "God helps those who help themselves."
Old saying meaning today: Things will not fall from the sky, you have to do your part and move. When things get rolling, you'll see that God helps.

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."
Old saying meaning today: Want to get something fixed? You have to make it notice, complain about it, be loud. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."
Old saying meaning today: If things are working why do you need to change them? Sometimes we complicate things and do some changes just for the sake of it, nonsense. If it's working don't change it.

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Great minds think alike."
Old saying meaning today: Smart people think smart, many times they have the same ideas and feel connected by their smartness. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Don’t judge a book by its cover."
Old saying meaning today: Still making judgments over what your eyes see superficially? It's the content that matters most.  

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs:"No man is an island."
Old saying meaning today: You can't do everything by yourself. Connect with people, listen to their advice, ask for help when you need it. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Too many cooks spoil the broth."
Old saying meaning today: Too many people and actions will affect the outcome of one activity, eventually it will not get done the way it should be. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs."
Old saying meaning today: The final result of your actions is more important that a few bumps in the road. Some things will not go right, but that doesn't mean that the whole picture will not be complete. 


Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: Honesty is the best policy
Old saying meaning today: Lies have short legs, people will always find out. Telling the truth is always the best for your business and for your conscious. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: A picture is worth a thousand words.
Old saying meaning today: You see those beautiful infographics that explain perfectly those big and boring articles that you don't want to read? That's it! Complex ideas and concepts can be better understood when they are displayed in a form of a image or a graphic. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "No pain, no gain."
Old saying meaning today: To get the results you want, those gains in your life, you need to work hard and go through the pain. Whether is physical pain or emotional pain, you need to go through it. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "If you snooze, you lose."
Old saying meaning today: Waking up and pressing the snooze will get you back to bed, instead of waking up to pursuit your goals. So if you press it you are already giving up your success by default. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: As you sow so shall you reap."
Old saying meaning today: If you want a better future you need to prepare it today. So the actions you do today, will plant the results you will collect tomorrow. What you do gets back to you. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "First things first."
Old saying meaning today: Priorities are a must, don't forget do them by the correct order. Can't build a house from the top, not way around it, you need to start with the foundations. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "People who live in glass houses should not throw stones."
Old saying meaning today: Nobody's perfect, when you want to criticize others remind yourself that you're not perfect either. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Misery loves company."
Old saying meaning today: You know those people that talk drama all day, that want to make your life a drama also? That's why they're called toxic people. they try to intoxicate you with their misery mindset, so you can become their toxic company.  

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Birds of a feather flock together."
Old saying meaning today: People alike tend to stick together. This is very important for your success efforts, if you want to be driven, get around driven people. Winners stick with winners.

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "What’s done is done."
Old saying meaning today: The past is the past, you can't change it. Why worry about something that is no longer in your control? Focus on what you still can do, not in what's finished. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Don’t place all your eggs in one basket."
Old saying meaning today: Have a plan B? What if plan A doesn't work? Can't trust everything in only one basket, you need to divide things just in case something fails.  

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Laughter is the best medicine."
Old saying meaning today: Are you angry or worried about something? Try to watch something that makes you laugh. Having a positive output in life will help you combat the negative. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Patience is a virtue."
Old saying meaning today: In a world that's constantly changing and moving, patience is something some seem to forgot. But patience is still fundamental and adds great value. Your YouTube channel is not growing? Be patient, continue to put content out. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "If you want a thing done well, do it yourself."
Old saying meaning today: If you want something done, why rely on others?  Take full responsibility and control all the aspects of what you're doing. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "In the kingdom of the blind, the one eyed man is king."
Old saying meaning today: There are great opportunities out there, but not everyone seems them. It takes a special look to recognize them. While most go with the flow, the one that stays out in the margins, can see the whole river. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "All that glitters is not gold."
Old saying meaning today: Not everything is what it seems. It might seem true, but that doesn't mean it is. Appearances can deceive you, don't trust just in what your eyes see. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Everything happens for a reason."
Old saying meaning today: Everything in life has a cause and a consequence. This helps you better understand what you did and the results you got. Want different results? Change now and do things differently. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Necessity is the mother of invention."
Old saying meaning today: It's when our backs are against the wall that we react and discover strengths and skills we didn't know we had. It's when we need something badly that we rise up to the challenge and discover new things. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "No guts, no glory."
Old saying meaning today: If you want to be successful you need to work hard and fight for what you want. It demands courage and determination. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Put your money where your mouth is."
Old saying meaning today: Talking is cheap, saying things doesn't cost you a thing. But if you're willing to put your money up (take the necessary actions) you really mean it. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Where there's a will, there's a way."
Old saying meaning today: If you have enough determination and willpower you can achieve what you want. Doesn't matter if the way is hard, because your mindset will make you find it. 

Wise Old Sayings And Proverbs: "Knowledge is power."
Old saying meaning today: Information can change your life, if you know better you will do better. Knowing gives you power to things differently and wiser. But don't forget that you have to apply them, execution is key for knowledge to be powerful. 


Hope you like our selection of old sayings and now feel inspired to make the connection with the past to your present to create a better future.
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