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All's Fair in Love and Aphorisms Quiz
by Staff
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts these aphorisms ... no, wait, that was us. Aphorisms are succinct, pithy observations, that despite their cliché, do contain general truths. Test how many phrases your can complete in our quiz.

If it's not ____, don't fix it.

  • broke
  • bust
  • sunk

The heart was made ____.

  • to be broken
  • to be loved
  • to beat

It is always better to be slightly ____.

  • overdressed
  • undressed
  • underdressed

Speak ____ if you speak of love.

  • low
  • merry
  • spirited

Nothing can come of ____.

  • experience
  • nothing
  • wisdom

It is not the ___ in your life but the life in your ___ that counts.

  • love
  • work
  • years

____ is the mother of invention.

  • capitalism
  • greed
  • necessity

A man is known by ____.

  • his wink to a blind man
  • the company he keeps
  • the eye of the beholder

Better the ____ you know than the ____ you don't.

  • army
  • devil
  • dog

____ is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

  • conformity
  • life
  • the mind

You know what they say, "Cold hands, warm ____?"

  • beer
  • feet
  • heart

He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his head and his hands is ____.

  • an artist
  • a craftsman
  • an engineer

A fool and his ____ are soon parted.

  • money
  • wife
  • work

To err is human, to forgive ____.

  • devout
  • divine
  • sacred

____ is the parent of insolence.

  • meanness
  • power
  • shame

Actions speak louder than ____.

  • bombs
  • love
  • words

All's fair in ____ and ____.

  • death and taxes
  • love and politics
  • love and war

Men and ____ are hard to know.

  • fools
  • melons
  • war

Idle ____ are the devil's workshop.

  • children
  • hands
  • minds

Measure ____, cut once.

  • once
  • twice
  • thrice

Slow but ____ wins the race.

  • safe
  • steady
  • straight

The road to hell is paved with ____

  • bad intentions
  • good intentions

Imitation is the sincerest form of ____?

  • flattery
  • invention
  • plagiarism

Great ____ think alike.

  • friends
  • people
  • minds

Glass, china and ____ are easily cracked and never well mended.

  • ego
  • pride
  • reputation

____ wasn't built in a day.

  • Greece
  • London
  • Rome

____ is the soul of wit.

  • curiosity
  • depravity
  • brevity

Experience is the ____.

  • mother of illusion
  • name we give our mistakes
  • teacher of all things
  • all of these

Keep your mouth shut and your ____ open.

  • ears
  • eyes
  • mind

____ is the best medicine.

  • laughter
  • silence
  • time