Can You Complete All Proverbs Correctly?

 English is chock-full of great proverbs that have been gathered over centuries to represent folksy wisdom. We teach them to our children as they will do to theirs. Can you complete the second half of these 15 proverbs?
 
 
A bad workman always...
...blames his tools.
...blames the customer.
...leaves early.
...comes late.
 
 
All’s fair in...
...love and war.
...death and taxes.
...love and hate.
...fright and scare.
 
 
An apple a day...
...keeps you healthy and hale.
...keeps the doctor away.
...will make you healthy as a horse.
...will never lead you astray.
 
 
Appearances can...
...be deceiving.
...be a lie.
...be an illusion.
...cure any mood.
 
 
As you sow...
...so shall you reap.
...so you shall eat.
...so shall you be.
...so shall it be.
 
 
A thing begun...
...is never done.
...is half done.
...is properly done.
...is a blessing for everyone.
 
 
Better to wear out...
...and die young.
...than rust out.
...than sigh out.
...than die out.
 
 
Discretion is the...
...best kept secret.
...better part of valor.
...drug of kings.
...bane of kings.
 
 
Don’t blow your...
...own horn.
...own trumpet.
...own trombone.
...own flute.
 
 
Every man is the architect...
...of his own dreams.
...of his own reality.
...of his destiny.
...of his household.
 
 
Fall seven times...
...stand up eight.
...stand an eighth.
...stand for eight.
...stand on the eight.
 
 
It’s never too late...
...to mend.
...to heal.
...to love.
...to fall in love.
 
 
Life begins at...
...forty.
...conception.
...fifty.
...sixty.
 
 
Too many cooks...
...spoil the broth.
...spoil the meal.
...spoil the child.
...spoil the dinner.
 
 
One shouldn’t miss forest...
...for the trees.
...for the rabbits.
...for the redwoods.
...for the bushes.
Time to Learn More Proverbs
We're afraid you did not pass this proverb quiz. Granted, most of these sayings aren't uttered that much anymore, but they do represent an enormous amount of wisdom gained over the years and condensed into these shorter sayings. To see the full proverbs, look at the quiz answers.
You Did Well!
You have a good knowledge of proverbs and English sayings. You probably read quite a bit and enjoy the language, so you remember these sayings. Perhaps your parents used to say them to you! That said, there is a little room for improvement. We're sure you've got an A grade in you to make it this far. If you'd like, you can retake the test. If not, you can see the full proverbs when clicking on the quiz answers.
You ACED It!
You positively know your English proverbs! You must have a great memory as well as a keen interest in reading and the English language. Perhaps you come from a family where proverbs were used daily. If so, lucky you, as most people these days have forgotten most of these important proverbs that encapsulate so much learned knowledge. Good for you! To see the full proverbs look below as the quiz answers.
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